Manipulating Strings

Recall from the previous hour that a string is text. Although string manipulation isn't technically arithmetic, the things that you do with strings are very similar to things you do with numbers, such as adding two strings together; string manipulation is much like creating equations. Chances are you'll be working with strings a lot in your applications. Visual C# .NET includes a number of methods that enable you to do things with strings, such as retrieve a portion of a string or find one string within another. In the following sections, you'll learn the basics of string manipulation.

Concatenating Strings of Text

Visual C# .NET makes it possible to “add” two strings of text together to form one string. Although purists ...

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