Archive of ‘.NET Framework’ category

.NET Framework 4.5.1 Features

A year ago .NET Framework 4.5 was released which allows the developers to use Windows 8 technologies and windows runtime directly from .NET 4.5. More on .NET FW 4.5 features can be read here.This post outlines the new .NET 4.5.1 features which mainly focusing on developer productivity, application performance and continuous innovation.

Developer Productivity Features
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Immutable Collections in .NET Framework

What are Immutable Collections?
Immutable Collections are collections which guarantees that they never change their content and completely thread safe. Immutable suggests that data will not change and will not ever change and moreover you can hold a reference to it as long as you want. Why should we use Immutable Collections when there are Readonly . Continue reading...

Guidelines for Developing Class Libraries in .NET

This post explains about design guidelines for developing class libraries that extends the .NET Framework. Following design guidelines provides benefits of consistency and unified programming model for developers.

Naming Conventions for Casing Identifiers
There are two different styles in Casing Identifiers
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.NET Framework 4 File IO Features

New methods are added to the System.IO.File class in .NET framework 4.0 for reading and writing text files.

In earlier version we have used File.ReadAllLines method which returns a string array of all lines in the file.

String[] lines = File.ReadAllLines(“file.txt”);

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GAC in .NET Framework

The Global Assembly Cache known as the GAC is to enable sharing of assemblies across several managed applications installed on a machine. All managed developers can install assemblies to the GAC and share them across applications.
When to Use the GAC
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Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 and .NET FW 4.0 Beta 1 Released!

Yesterday Visual Studio 2010 Beta1 and .NET FW 4.0 Beta 1 was released and you can download it from here. Download Beta 1.
More about Highlights in VS 2010 Beta1 can found in Jason Blog.
Enhancements in ASP.NET and discussions on latest version here
Feedback, Questions related to VS  2010 can be found here

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