Introduction

This book is designed to offer practical advice for the programmer on how to improve productivity when using the C# language and the .NET libraries. In it, I have comprised 50 key items, or minitopics, related to the most–frequently-asked questions that I (and other C# consultants) have encountered while working with the C# community.

I started using C# after more than 10 years of C++ development, and it seems that many C# developers are following suit. Throughout the book, I discuss where following C++ practices may cause problems in using C#. Other C# developers are coming to the language with a strong Java background; they may find some of these passages rather obvious. Because some of the best practices change from Java to C#, ...

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