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A Programmer's Guide to .NET by Alexei Fedorov

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4.6. Conclusion

In this chapter we have covered three major topics – streams, file system access, and networking functions. We have learned about two namespaces – the System.IO namespace, which provides us with streams and file system access, and the System.Net namespace, which contains classes used to create client and server applications that use internet-based data exchange. Then we discussed streams and related classes – BufferedStream, FileStream, MemoryStream, NetworkStream, and CryptoStream. After this we introduced the concept of readers and writers and learned about Binary, Text, Stream, and String readers and writers.

Next, we switched our attention to file system access and discussed the main classes used to access files and directories ...

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