Chapter 8. Arrays


Begin at the beginning, ... and go on till you come to the end: then stop.

 --Lewis Carroll

Now go, write it before them in a table, and note it in a book.

 --Isaiah 30:8

To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.



In this chapter you’ll learn:

  • To use arrays to store data in and retrieve data from lists and tables of values.
  • To declare arrays, initialize arrays and refer to individual elements of arrays.
  • To use foreach to iterate through arrays.
  • To use implicitly typed local variables.
  • To pass arrays to methods.
  • To declare and manipulate multidimensional arrays.
  • To write methods that use variable-length argument lists.
  • To read command-line arguments into an application.


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