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Designing .Net Class Libraries - Setting The Stage

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  • Version: 1.0
  • Category: Application
  • Language: English

Setting The Stage by Brad Abrams

  • Introduction to the practice of API design. Topics covered include terminology, first principles, and why API design is a crucial thing to get right (the first time!).


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System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows XP

  • Required disk space: 55 MB
    Microsoft Windows Media Player 6.x or later
    Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x or later
    MSXML 4.0 SP2

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