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Designing .Net Class Libraries - Rich Type System

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

Rich Type System by Brad Abrams

  • Learn what rich constructs from the CLR's type system are available and appropriate for developing APIs. Also, learn when to use reference over value types, delegates, exceptions, attributes, and many other important features.


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Rich_Type_300k.exe9030bbac694c72f5ec50ee40b5c82480a6d76676254.10 MB

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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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