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C# in Depth

By: Jon Skeet
Narrated by: Derek Lettman, Jon Skeet
Length: 17 hrs and 5 mins
Categories: Non-fiction, Technology

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Summary

C# in Depth is a revised edition of the bestseller written by C# legend Jon Skeet. This authoritative and engaging guide is your key to unlocking this powerful language, including the new features of C# six and seven. In it, Jon introduces expression-bodied members, interpolated strings, pattern matching, and more. Real-world examples drive it all home. By the end of this awesome book, you'll be writing C# code with skill, style, and confidence.

About the Technology: The powerful, flexible C# programming language is the foundation of .NET development. Even after two decades of success, it's still getting better! Exciting new features in C# six and seven make it easier than ever to take on big data applications, cloud-centric web development, and cross-platform software using .NET Core. There's never been a better time to learn C# in Depth.

What's inside:

  • Comprehensive coverage of C# 6 and 7
  • Greatest hits of C# 2 - 5
  • Extended pass-by-reference functionality
  • String interpolation
  • Composition with tuples
  • Decomposition and pattern matching

Target audience are intermediate C# developers.

About the Author: Jon Skeet is a senior software engineer at Google. He studied mathematics and computer science at Cambridge, is a recognized authority in Java and C#, and maintains the position of top contributor to Stack Overflow.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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  • Joseph Slack
  • 07-12-19

This review does NOT cover the content of the book

This is strictly regarding the translation of the book into audio format. If it was for the content it would be an easy 5 stars. I'm also not factoring in the PDF of the book that is included with purchase.

I feel like this is good as a primer before reading the book, or good if you're looking for a rough overview. But to get an actual deep understanding you'll need the physical book. The one change that would help a lot is describing the photos. Quite often you hear "Write your code like this" without knowing what is being discussed. Still, I'm glad I listened to it and would recommend it.

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