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C# in Depth, Third Edition: Foreword by Eric Lippert by Jon Skeet

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Preface

Oh boy. When writing this preface, I started off with the preface to the second edition, which began by saying how long it felt since writing the preface to the first edition. The second edition is now a distant memory, and the first edition seems like a whole different life. I’m not sure whether that says more about the pace of modern life or my memory, but it’s a sobering thought either way.

The development landscape has changed enormously since the first edition, and even since the second. This has been driven by many factors, with the rise of mobile devices probably being the most obvious. But many challenges have remained the same. It’s still hard to write properly internationalized applications. It’s still hard to handle errors ...

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