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Visual C#® 2012: How to Program, Fifth Edition by Harvey Deitel, Paul Deitel

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Summary

Section 19.1 Introduction

• Dynamic data structures can grow and shrink at execution time.

Section 19.2 Simple-Type structs, Boxing and Unboxing

• All simple-type names are aliases for corresponding structs in namespace System.

• Each simple type struct declares methods for manipulating the corresponding simple-type values.

• Each struct that represents a simple type inherits from class ValueType in namespace System.

• A boxing conversion creates an object that contains a copy of a simple-type value.

• An unboxing conversion retrieves a simple-type value from an object.

Section 19.3 Self-Referential Classes

• A self-referential class contains a data member that refers to an object of the same class type. Self-referential objects ...

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