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Pro C# 2010 and the .NET 4 Platform, Fifth Edition by Andrew Troelsen

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3.10. Summary

The goal of this chapter was to expose you to numerous core aspects of the C# programming language. Here, we examined the commonplace constructs in any application you may be interested in building. After examining the role of an application object, you learned that every C# executable program must have a type defining a Main() method, which serves as the program's entry point. Within the scope of Main(), you typically create any number of objects that work together to breathe life into your application.

Next, we dove into the details of the built-in data types of C# and came to understand that each data type keyword (e.g., int) is really a shorthand notation for a full-blown type in the System namespace (System.Int32 in this case). ...

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