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Framework Design Guidelines: Conventions, Idioms, and Patterns for Reusable .NET Libraries

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A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 0321545613 ISBN-13: 9780321545619

"This book is an absolute must-read for all .NET developers. It gives clear do and don't guidance on how to design class libraries for .NET. It also offers insight into the design and creation of .NET that really helps developers understand the reasons why things are the way they are. This

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Hardcover, 384 pages
Published September 14th 2005 by Addison Wesley
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David
Dec 07, 2015 David rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This book has a lot of good advice about designing .NET APIs that everyone from Mort to Jon Skeet can use.
Roger
Oct 09, 2007 Roger rated it it was amazing
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This book is a must-read for any developer who is building or consuming .NET libraries. Even if you are familiar with the guidelines (from blogs, FxCop, or elsewhere) this book is outstanding--the authors sprinkle the primary guidelines content with commentary from other bigwigs, including Jeffrey Richter, Rico Mariani, Anders Hejlsberg and more. Through their comments, you get the "story-behind-the-story" (which guidelines are really important, which guidelines they disagree with, which guideli ...more
Dwight Walker
Looks like a useful book for software reuse.
Robert
Apr 27, 2009 Robert rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Must read for .NET developer. It's aimed at explaining the rules for developing framework libraries but even if you're not in that business it's packed with insight. The book alternates between dry rules and entertaining commentary by .NET luminaries explaining exceptions, history or just why they miss Hungarian notation.
Günter Zöchbauer
A must read for every one how creates source code or is responsible for software quality.
This was the eye opener for me for how to build quality into software.

Jeff
Jul 15, 2008 Jeff rated it really liked it
This book shows that the .net Framework has a clear design to it that is pretty decent and useful to follow Microsoft's lead. I recomend it to anyone working with .net.
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A must for .NET programmers. It makes you understand FXCop & StyleCop at the deepest levels.
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Your new BIBLE... this is a must for all developers out there!
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Excellent material, a broad view for building for external clients...
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