Greetings, everybody. Two chapters from Jeffrey’s recent book, CLR via C#, Third Edition (ISBN: 9780735627048; Microsoft Press, 2010) are available here.
You’ll find Chapter 4, “Type Fundamentals,” and Chapter 16, “Arrays,” as well as the book’s complete TOC.
Here is Chapter 4’s coverage:
In this chapter: All Types Are Derived from System.Object 91 Casting Between Types 93 Namespaces and Assemblies 97 How Things Relate at Runtime 102
And here is Chapter 16’s coverage:
In this chapter: Initializing Array Elements 388 Casting Arrays 390 All Arrays Are Implicitly Derived from System.Array 392 All Arrays Implicitly Implement IEnumerable, ICollection, and IList 393 Passing and Returning Arrays 394 Creating Non-Zero–Lower Bound Arrays 395 Array Access Performance 396 Unsafe Array Access and Fixed-Size Array 401