10.1. The Issues with Non-Generic Collections
When the .NET platform was first released, programmers frequently used the System.Collections namespace of mscorlib.dll. Here, developers were provided with a set of classes that allowed them to manage and organize large amounts of data. Table 10-1 documents some of the more commonly used collection classes, and the core interfaces they implement.
|System.Collections Class||Meaning in Life||Key Implemented Interfaces|
|ArrayList||Represents a dynamically sized collection of objects listed in sequential order.||IList, ICollection, IEnumerable, and ICloneable|
|Hashtable||Represents a collection of key/value pairs that are organized based on the hash code of the ...|