The Future of C#

Since the first pre-beta versions of the original 1.0 release of the .NET Framework were placed into the eager hands of waiting developers, Microsoft has been actively listening to feedback from the development community.

Many times upgrades to developer tools are actually driven by marketing and other departments that have nothing to do with development. This isn't true for the next version of C#. Although countless new features are available in ASP.NET 2.0, Visual Studio .NET 2005, and the new Team System suite of Visual Studio projects, this chapter will focus on the improvements to the C# language itself.

These improvements have been seamlessly integrated to the core of the language and are not simple add-ons. In some cases ...

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