Appendix E. Useful Microsoft .NET Framework Classes

DOCUMENTATION FOR THE .NET Framework can consume thousands upon thousands of printed pages. Luckily for environmentally minded individuals, these pages have not been printed (at least that I'm aware of). With a plethora of classes available, which ones should enterprise scripters use? The list in Table E-1 is a good place to start.

Table E-1. NET Framework Classes and Their Use

.NET FRAMEWORK CLASS

CLASS USE

Collections.ArrayList

Implements the IList interface using an array whose size is dynamically increased as required.

Collections.Generic.Dictionary

Represents a collection of keys and values.

Collections.Queue

Represents a first-in, first-out collection of objects.

Collections.SortedList

Represents ...

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