Storing data with fields

Next, we will define some fields in the class to store information about a person.

Defining fields

Inside the Person class, write the following code. At this point, we have decided that a person is composed of a name and a date of birth. We have encapsulated these two values inside the person. We have also made the fields public so that they are visible outside the class itself:

    public class Person : object 
    { 
      // fields 
      public string Name; 
      public DateTime DateOfBirth; 
    } 

Note

You can use any type for a field, including arrays and collections, for example, if you need to store multiple values.

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