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C# in Depth, Second Edition

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Chapter 2. Core foundations: building on C# 1

This chapter covers

  • Delegates
  • Type system characteristics
  • Value/reference types

This isn’t a refresher on the whole of C# 1. Let’s get that out of the way immediately. I couldn’t do justice to any topic in C# if I had to cover the whole of the first version in a single chapter. I’ve written this book assuming that my readers are at least reasonably competent in C# 1. What counts as “reasonably competent” is, of course, somewhat subjective, but I’ll assume you’d at least be happy to walk into an interview for a junior C# developer role and answer technical questions appropriate to that job. My expectation is that many readers will have more experience, but that’s the level of knowledge I’m assuming. ...

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