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Press Release: October 5, 2011

Developer's Guide to Collections in Microsoft® .NET--New from Microsoft Press

Sebastopol, CA—Build the skills to apply Microsoft® .NET collections effectively with this new book from Microsoft Press: Developer's Guide to Collections in Microsoft® .NET ($34.99 USD). Put .NET collections to work—and manage issues with GUI data binding, threading, data querying, and storage.

Led by data collection expert Calvin Janes, you'll gain task-oriented guidance, exercises, and extensive code samples to tackle common problems and improve application performance. This one-stop reference is designed for experienced Microsoft Visual Basic® and C# developers—whether you're already using collections or just starting out.

Discover how to:

  • Implement arrays, associative arrays, stacks, linked lists, and other collection types
  • Apply built in .NET collection classes by learning their methods and properties
  • Add enumerator, dictionary, and other .NET collection interfaces to your classes
  • Query collections by writing simple to complex Microsoft LINQ statements
  • Synchronize data across threads using built in .NET synchronization classes
  • Enhance your custom collection classes with serialization support
  • Use simple data binding to display collections in Windows® Forms, Microsoft Silverlight®, and Windows Presentation Foundation

For a review copy or more information please email Please include your delivery address and contact information.

About the Author

Calvin Janes is a consultant and expert in creating and using collection types.

View Calvin Janes's full profile page.

Additional Resources
For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see:

Developer's Guide to Collections in Microsoft .NET Developer's Guide to Collections in Microsoft® .NET
Publisher: Microsoft Press
By Calvin Janes
Print ISBN: 9780735659278   Ebook ISBN: 9780735656833  
Pages: 646
Print Price: $34.99   Ebook Price: $23.99

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