CHAPTER 16

Handling binary data and using indexers

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Store and display integer data using binary and hexadecimal representations.

  • Perform bitwise operations in binary data.

  • Encapsulate logical array-like access to an object by using indexers.

  • Control read access to indexers by declaring get accessors.

  • Control write access to indexers by declaring set accessors.

  • Create interfaces that declare indexers.

  • Implement indexers in structures and classes that inherit from interfaces.

Chapter 15, “Implementing properties to access fields,” describes how to implement and use properties as a means of providing controlled access to the fields in a class. Properties are useful for mirroring fields that contain ...

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