Instant .NET 4.5 Extension Methods How-to

Shawn R. McLean

  • 出版商: Packt Publishing
  • 出版日期: 2013-04-18
  • 售價: $760
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$722
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 52
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 1849688567
  • ISBN-13: 9781849688567
  • 相關分類: .NET
  • 下單後立即進貨 (約1~2週)



Utilize and harness the power of extension methods in your .NET applications


  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Explains how to write your own extension methods on types ranging from primitive to complex
  • Shows caveats to watch out for and apply workarounds to them
  • Helps to better architect your applications to maximize code maintainability

In Detail

.NET extension methods is an essential feature to know and understand for all .NET developers. Usage of extension methods is found in applications ranging from small to large scale enterprise systems built using the .NET framework. Create and use extension methods the correct way to save your development time and maintainability costs.

Instant .NET 4.5 Extension Methods How-to is a practical, hands-on guide that provides you with a number of clear, step-by-step exercises that will help you take advantage of the real power that is behind extension methods and gives you good knowledge of how to use them in your .NET applications.

This book covers how to create, write, and use different types of extension methods. It will take you through a number of clear, practical recipes that will help you take advantage of the power of extension methods in the quickest possible way.

You will also learn exactly how to create extension methods on strings, interfaces, classes such as IQueryable and IEnumerable, and so on. You will write them from scratch and then use them practically in your application. You will also learn the most suitable scenarios for using these extension methods.You will learn everything you need to know about creating your own extension methods and using them and other external extension methods.

What you will learn from this book

  • Extending primitive and complex types
  • Tricks and caveats of extending the string data type
  • Method chaining using extension methods
  • Extending interfaces while taking inheritance into consideration
  • Structuring your project to incorporate proper namespace convention when using extension methods
  • Knowing how and when to extend IEnumerable versus IQueryable for performance and optimization of queries
  • Structuring your project to incorporate proper namespace convention when using extension methods


Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks.The book is packed with quick recipes on creating and extending extension methods in your .NET applications.

Who this book is written for

This book is for developers in C# and the .NET framework, with a basic understanding of language syntax and OOP concepts. Readers are expected to have some experience in finding their way around Visual Studio.