Chapter 4. Using .NET Standard Types

This chapter is about .NET Standard 1.6 types that are included with .NET Core 1.0 and 1.1. This includes common types for manipulating text, collections, and implementing internationalization. You will learn how the .NET types are related to C#.

You will learn about .NET Core and its class library assemblies and packages of types that are defined in .NET Standard that allow your applications to connect existing components together to perform common practical tasks.

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Using assemblies and namespaces
  • Storing and manipulating text
  • Storing data with collections
  • Internationalizing an application

Using assemblies and namespaces

.NET Core is made up of several pieces, which are as ...

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