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Developer's Guide to Collections in Microsoft .NET

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Developer's Guide to Collections in Microsoft .NET

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  • Copyright 2012
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9"
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-7356-5683-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-5683-3

Build the skills to apply Microsoft .NET collections effectively

Put .NET collections to work—and manage issues with GUI data binding, threading, data querying, and storage. Led by a data collection expert, 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

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Collection Basics
    • Chapter 1: Understanding Collections: Arrays and Linked Lists
    • Chapter 2: Understanding Collections: Associative Arrays
    • Chapter 3: Understanding Collections: Queues, Stacks, and Circular Buffers
  • .NET Built-in Collections
    • Chapter 4: Generic Collections
    • Chapter 5: Generic and Support Collections
  • Using Collections
    • Chapter 6: .NET Collection Interfaces
    • Chapter 7: Introduction to LINQ
    • Chapter 8: Using Threads with Collections
    • Chapter 9: Serializing Collections
  • Using Collections with UI Controls
    • Chapter 10: Using Collections with Windows Form Controls
    • Chapter 11: Using Collections with WPF and Silverlight Controls
  • About the Author


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