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Improving your C# Skills
Improving your C# Skills

Improving your C# Skills: Solve modern challenges with functional programming and test-driven techniques of C#

By Ovais Mehboob Ahmed Khan , John Callaway , Clayton Hunt , Rod Stephens
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Key benefits

  • Understand how to use .NET frameworks like the Task Parallel Library (TPL)and CryptoAPI
  • Develop a containerized application based on microservices architecture
  • Gain insights into memory management techniques in .NET Core

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This Learning Path shows you how to create high performing applications and solve programming challenges using a wide range of C# features. You’ll begin by learning how to identify the bottlenecks in writing programs, highlight common performance pitfalls, and apply strategies to detect and resolve these issues early. You'll also study the importance of micro-services architecture for building fast applications and implementing resiliency and security in .NET Core. Then, you'll study the importance of defining and testing boundaries, abstracting away third-party code, and working with different types of test double, such as spies, mocks, and fakes. In addition to describing programming trade-offs, this Learning Path will also help you build a useful toolkit of techniques, including value caching, statistical analysis, and geometric algorithms. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: • C# 7 and .NET Core 2.0 High Performance by Ovais Mehboob Ahmed Khan • Practical Test-Driven Development using C# 7 by John Callaway, Clayton Hunt • The Modern C# Challenge by Rod Stephens

What you will learn

Measure application performance using BenchmarkDotNet Leverage the Task Parallel Library (TPL) and Parallel Language Integrated Query (PLINQ)library to perform asynchronous operations Modify a legacy application to make it testable Use LINQ and PLINQ to search directories for files matching patterns Find areas of polygons using geometric operations Randomize arrays and lists with extension methods Use cryptographic techniques to encrypt and decrypt strings and files

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Publication date : Feb 26, 2019
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Edition : 1st Edition
Language : English
ISBN-13 : 9781838558383
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Publication date : Feb 26, 2019
Length pages
Edition : 1st Edition
Language : English
ISBN-13 : 9781838558383
Vendor :
Microsoft
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Table of Contents

26 Chapters
Title Page Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
Copyright and Credits Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
About Packt Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
Contributors Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
Preface Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
1. What's New in .NET Core 2 and C# 7? Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
2. Understanding .NET Core Internals and Measuring Performance Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
3. Multithreading and Asynchronous Programming in .NET Core Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
4. Securing and Implementing Resilience in .NET Core Applications Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
5. Why TDD is Important Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
6. Setting Up the .NET Test Environment Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
7. Setting Up a JavaScript Environment Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
8. What to Know Before Getting Started Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
9. Tabula Rasa – Approaching an Application with TDD in Mind Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
10. Testing JavaScript Applications Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
11. Exploring Integrations Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
12. Changes in Requirements Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
13. The Legacy Problem Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
14. Unraveling a Mess Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
15. Geometry Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
16. Randomization Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
17. Files and Directories Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
18. Advanced C# and .NET Features Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
19. Cryptography Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
1. Other Books You May Enjoy Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
Index Chevron down icon Chevron up icon

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