Other Collection Types

Collections are the bread and butter for many library or application writers. Even though the number of collection types we’ve already seen is quite big, even more collection types are hiding out there. Because their use is more specialized, we limit ourselves to some pointers as to where to find them:

Image System.Collections.Specialized contains, as the name implies, specialized collections that aren’t used very often and usually provide solutions to specific problems or performance challenges. Examples include a bit vector type, a hybrid dictionary, and some remains from the nongeneric ages.

System.Collections.ObjectModel ...

Get C# 5.0 Unleashed now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.