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.NET 4.0 Generics by Sudipta Mukherjee

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Chapter 8. C5 Collections

C5 Collections From Denmark with love

Generic Collections from .NET and Power Collections offer great abstraction over very low-level implementations. You can use a dictionary to represent an indexed, associative list; however, you will have no idea what the internal data structure under the hood is, and if you don't like the internal implementation of dictionary, you don't have any other option than to come up with your own Generic Collection, which is a lot of work. Seriously!

The fine folks at IT University of Copenhagen thought about it a lot and have come up with a brilliant Generic Collection API known as C5. C5 is not an acronym ...

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