CHAPTER 16

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Dynamic Types and the Dynamic Language Runtime

NET 4.0 introduced a new keyword to the C# language, specifically, dynamic. This keyword allows you to incorporate scripting-like behaviors into the strongly typed world of type safety, semicolons, and curly brackets. Using this loose typing, you can greatly simplify some complex coding tasks and also gain the ability to interoperate with a number of dynamic languages (such as IronRuby or IronPython), which are .NET savvy.

In this chapter, you will be introduced to the C# dynamic keyword and understand how loosely typed calls are mapped to the correct in-memory object using the Dynamic ...

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