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Pro C# 7: With .NET and .NET Core by Philip Japikse, Andrew Troelsen

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© Andrew Troelsen and Philip Japikse 2017

Andrew Troelsen and Philip Japikse, Pro C# 7, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3018-3_9

9. Collections and Generics

Andrew Troelsen and Philip Japikse2

(1)Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

(2)West Chester, Ohio, USA

Any application you create with the .NET platform will need to contend with the issue of maintaining and manipulating a set of data points in memory. These data points can come from any variety of locations including a relational database, a local text file, an XML document, a web service call, or perhaps user-provided input.

When the .NET platform was first released, programmers frequently used the classes of the System.Collections namespace to store and interact with bits of data used within an application. ...

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