Garbage collection does not determine when resources are collected, so it's up to you to protect classes that use finite resources that need some deterministic cleanup. Learn how the using block—a shorthand version of the try-finally block—enables you to do so.
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The next release of C# (ECMA-334, 3rd Edition) includes the ability to use nullable data types. If you are unfamiliar with nullable types, this introduction is for you!
The application is designed using .NET remoting framework 1.0. .NET remoting provides a very powerful framework for the distributed application.
The security enhancements that the .NET Framework 2.0 made to the TCP channel enable secure TCP communication either through code or application configuration files. Learn how to apply both techniques to .NET remoting clients and servers.
Serialization introduced many powerful capabilities, but it also introduced problems as you refactor your objects to include new properties. Learn how the version-tolerant serialization included in the upcoming 2.0 Microsoft .NET Framework will help.
VB.NET 2.0 enables you to utilize overloaded operators, which not only are easy to implement but also can provide your classes with intuitive operators. Learn how to use this powerful feature.
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The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.
The original release of the .NET Framework included collections as .NET was introduced to the Microsoft programming world. The .NET Framework 2.0 introduced generics to complement the System.Collections namespace and provide a more efficient and well performing option. Read on to learn more...
Learn how to use a for loop to loop through all of the images found on a web page and save them via the DownloadFile method of the WebClient object.
SOLID principles form the base for writing good and clean object oriented code in C#. Learn about the S.O.L.I.D principles and explore C# coding samples for each.