C# for C++ Programmers

C# offers many features that make a C++ or Java programmer feel right at home. The curly braces and the statements ending with semicolons all made their way into the language. However, C# also introduces many new features. Some features will make a Java programmer more at home. Let's take a brief look at a few of these features. In many respects, we really are examining the programming language support provided by the .NET Framework.

Before we proceed further, it is worth discussing the coding conventions that has been adopted by the .NET community. The Visual Studio .NET documentation includes an article on coding techniques and programming practices for improving the quality of the source code. Search for “Coding Techniques” ...

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