C# in Depth, Fourth Edition is your key to unlocking the powerful new features added to the language in C# 5, 6, and 7. Following the expert guidance of C# legend Jon Skeet, you'll master asynchronous functions, expression-bodied members, interpolated strings, tuples, and much more.
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About the Technology
The powerful, flexible C# programming language is the foundation of .NET development. Even after two decades of success, it's still getting better! Exciting new features in C# 6 and 7 make it easier than ever to take on big data applications, cloud-centric web development, and cross-platform software using .NET Core. There's never been a better time to learn C# in depth.
About the Book
C# in Depth, Fourth Edition is a revised edition of the bestseller written by C# legend Jon Skeet. This authoritative and engaging guide is your key to unlocking this powerful language, including the new features of C# 6 and 7. In it, Jon introduces expression-bodied members, interpolated strings, pattern matching, and more. Real-world examples drive it all home. By the end of this awesome book, you'll be writing C# code with skill, style, and confidence.
- Comprehensive coverage of C# 6 and 7
- Greatest hits of C# 2–5
- Extended pass-by-reference functionality
- String interpolation
- Composition with tuples
- Decomposition and pattern matching
About the Reader
For intermediate C# developers.
About the Author
Jon Skeet is a senior software engineer at Google. He studied mathematics and computer science at Cambridge, is a recognized authority in Java and C#, and maintains the position of top contributor to Stack Overflow.
Table of Contents
PART 1 C# IN CONTEXT
Chapter 1. Survival Of The Sharpest
PART 2 C# 2–5
Chapter 1. C# 2
Chapter 2. C# 3: Linq And Everything That Comes With It
Chapter 3. C# 4: Improving Interoperability
Chapter 4. Writing Asynchronous Code
Chapter 5. Async Implementation
Chapter 6. C# 5 Bonus Features
PART 3 C# 6
Chapter 1. Super-Sleek Properties And Expression-Bodied Members
Chapter 2. Stringy Features
Chapter 3. A Sm?rg?sbord Of Features For Concise Code
PART 4 C# 7 AND BEYOND
Chapter 1. Composition Using Tuples
Chapter 2. Deconstruction And Pattern Matching
Chapter 3. Improving Efficiency With More Pass By Reference
Chapter 4. Concise Code In C# 7
Chapter 5. C# 8 And Beyond