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C# 5 First Look

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C# is a wonderfully expressive and powerful language that lets you focus on your application rather than low level boilerplate. Over the last decade, the C# compiler has evolved to include many features from dynamic and functional languages, all while remaining statically typed. Most recently, it also tackles the proliferation of concurrent hardware with new asy

Paperback, 138 pages
Published December 22nd 2012 by Packt Publishing (first published January 1st 2012)
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Jamie Belanger
Feb 14, 2016 Jamie Belanger rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I grabbed this as a quick primer to the new language features since the bulk of my C# experience is with earlier versions (mostly C# 1.0 and 2.0). This book is short, but don't let that brevity fool you. The author has packed these pages with information and examples. He summarizes the major .Net Framework features and discusses how the language has changed over the years. He obviously doesn't cover every little thing about the language, but instead took the approach of discussing major changes ...more
Joel Martinez
Jan 14, 2013 Joel Martinez rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
It's my own book, so my review doesn't really apply :P
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Joel Martinez is most recently focused on mobile app development (Android, iOS, Windows Phone/RT). In the past, he founded the Orlando .NET User Group (ONETUG), co-authored a few books, worked at a few startups, made a few games, and was a Microsoft XNA MVP for a few years. You can find him on twitter (@joelmartinez), or on the web at
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