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C# Protected Internal vs Private Protected

C# offers the composed access modifiers “protected internal”. With C# 7.2 a new composed access modifier was added: “private protected”. Unfortunately, these modifiers are hard to understand as their names don’t reflect their meaning. Within this article I want to … Weiterlesen

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Ref Return and Ref Locals in C# 7

The C# language supports passing arguments by value or by reference since the first language version. But returning a value was possible by value only. This has been changed in C# 7 by introducing two new features: ref returns and … Weiterlesen

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Pattern Matching in C# 7

Patterns are used to test whether a value matches a specific expectation and if it matches patterns allow to extract information from the value. You already create such pattern matchings by writing if and switch statements. With these statements you … Weiterlesen

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Expression Bodied Members in C# 7

The concept of Expression Bodied Members (EBM) was introduced with C# 6 and as it becomes popular, many enhancements were added with C# 7. Within this article I want to give you the full picture of this feature so I … Weiterlesen

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C# Array indexer vs. List indexer

The C# CLR contains a lot of nice collection classes. They are optimized for their individual use case. But from a common perspective they all have the same behavior we expect from a collection. But there is one exception from … Weiterlesen

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Discard of return values and out parameters in C# 7

C# 7 allows to discard return values and out parameters. The underscore character is used as wildcard for these not required values. The following source code shows an example of a function call where the caller wants to ignore the … Weiterlesen

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Tuples in C# 7 (ValueTuple)

Within this article I want to give a short overview over the new Tuple features in C# 7. So far, we already had a Tuple class in C#.  But with the new one some technical details have changed and some … Weiterlesen

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