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Effective C#

50 Specific Ways to Improve Your C#

Effective C# by Bill Wagner
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C#'s resemblances to C++, Java, and C make it easier to learn, but there's a downside: C# programmers often continue to use older techniques when far better alternatives are available. In Effective C#, respected .NET expert Bill Wagner identifies fifty ways you can start leveraging the full power of C# in order to write faster, more efficient, and more reliable software.

Effective C# follows the format that made Effective C++ (Addison-Wesley, 1998) and Effective Java (Addison-Wesley, 2001) indispensable to hundreds of thousands of developers: clear, practical explanations, expert tips, and plenty of realistic code examples. Drawing on his unsurpassed C# experience, Wagner addresses everything from value types to assemblies, exceptions to reflection. Along the way, he shows exactly how to avoid dozens of common C# performance and reliability pitfalls. You'll learn how to:

  • Use both types of C# constants for efficiency and maintainability, see item 2

  • Use immutable data types to eliminate unnecessary error checking, see item 7

  • Avoid the C# function that'll practically always get you in trouble, see item 10

  • Minimize garbage collection, boxing, and unboxing, see items 16 and 17

  • Take full advantage of interfaces and delegates, see items 19 though 22

  • Create CLS compliant assemblies that use noncompliant C# language features, see item 30

  • Improve reliability and maintainability by creating small, cohesive assemblies, see item 32

  • Leverage the full power of .NET's runtime diagnostics, see item 36

  • Know when–and when not–to use reflection, see items 42 and 43

  • Preview the major enhancements in C# 2.0, see item 49

  • You're already a successful C# programmer–this book can help you become an outstanding one.

Bill Wagner is co-founder of and .NET consultant for SRT Solutions. A nationally recognized independent expert on .NET, he has been a regular contributor to ASP.NET Pro Magazine, Visual Studio Magazine, and the .NET Insight newsletter. In addition to being a Microsoft Regional Director, he is also active in the Southeast Michigan .NET User Group and the Ann Arbor Computing Society. He is author of The C# Core Language Little Black Book (The Coriolis Group, 2002).


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Pearson Education; December 2004
336 pages; ISBN 9780321630162
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Title: Effective C#
Author: Bill Wagner
 
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