Offers the essentials of C# 4.0 language syntax and usage, providing key information in the .NET base class libraries. This title covers C# 4.0 programming as implemented in Microsoft's Visual Studio 2010, including CLR 4.0 features such as dynamic typing and the PLINQ/TPL threading libraries.
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