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Mitch Wheat has been working as a professional programmer since 1984, graduating with a honours degree in Mathematics from Warwick University, UK in 1986. He moved to Perth in 1995, having worked in software houses in London and Rotterdam. He has worked in the areas of mining, electronics, research, defence, financial, GIS, telecommunications, engineering, and information management. Mitch has worked mainly with Microsoft technologies (since Windows version 3.0) but has also used UNIX. He holds the following Microsoft certifications: MCPD (Web and Windows) using C# and SQL Server MCITP (Admin and Developer). His preferred development environment is C#, .Net Framework and SQL Server. Mitch has worked as an independent consultant for the last 10 years, and is currently involved with helping teams improve their Software Development Life Cycle. His areas of special interest lie in performance tuning
Saturday, November 18, 2006
New Features in C# 3.0
The C# 3.0 language enhancements are part of the LINQ project, whose aim is to make working with data as easy as working with objects. This will be a major evolutionary step forward in Microsoft’s development landscape (John Lam’s recent addition to the Microsoft stable could also be seen as a push in this direction). LINQ provides a single, general purpose declarative query functionality that can be applied to in-memory and persisted data. These new language features are:
I’ll explore some examples of these new language features in a couple of subsequent posts.
Hands-On Lab: Lab Manual: C# 3.0 Language Enhancements
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