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A Programmer's Guide to .NET by Alexei Fedorov

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Chapter 5. The Microsoft .NET Framework class library – more goodies

In this chapter, we will end our tour around the .NET Framework class library, started back in Chapter 3. Here we will discuss several useful classes and other types that are available in the class library. We will discuss the following topics.

  • The System.Math class, which provides constants and static methods for trigonometric, logarithmic, and other common mathematical functions.

  • The System.Random class, which serves as a pseudo-random number generator.

  • Date and time support in the .NET class library, which is available by means of the System.DateTime, System.TimeSpan ...

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