Whirlwind 1: What's new in C# 2 - Generics

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Bruce Kyle of Microsoft and Stuart Celarier of CheckFree explore the new languages features in C#. It's a whirlwind tour of the important language features since C# 1. Stuart describes the feature and why it is useful. But doesn't get into best practices nor suggested usages. Just the facts about the feature.

Whirlwinds are bite-sized webcasts, each is shorter than 15 minutes. You can start anywhere in the series to learn about the parts you're most interested in.

In Part 1 about generics, Stuart describes:

  • What generics are.
  • How generics compare with collections.
  • How the compiler treats generics.
  • He also describes how generics increase performance and save memory.

This feature is part of C# 2 in .NET 2.0.

Duration: 7:00

Discover the entire series on C#.

What's new in C# 2

What's new in C# 3

What's new in C# 4

For the latest news for developers and ISVs, see US ISV Developer Community blog.

For code samples and additional information on C# 4, see Visual Stuart.NET

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