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C# Extension Methods

by Elton Stoneman

One of the most powerful and underused features of C#: extension methods. Master them to cut duplicate code and add consistency across your projects. This course teaches all you need to improve your .NET Core and .NET Framework apps with extensions.

What you'll learn

Extension methods are a key feature of C# - they boost productivity, increase the readability of your code, and make it easy to implement standards across your projects. In this course, C# Extension Methods, you will learn all you need to know about extension methods in .NET Framework and .NET Core. First, you will learn the basics of extension methods: how to use them, how to write them, and how the tooling in Visual Studio and VS Code helps you to work with them. Then, you will discover the danger areas and the best practices for building your own extension methods. Finally, you will explore how to package and publish your own extension method library. By the end of this course, you will have a complete understanding of how to get value from this powerful feature.

About the author

Elton is a 10-time Microsoft MVP, author, trainer and speaker. He spent most of his career as a consultant working in Microsoft technologies, architecting and delivering complex solutions for industry leaders. He has delivered APIs on Azure serving millions of clients daily, Big Data solutions processing billions of events weekly, and cutting-edge solutions powered by containers. Elton's experience with .NET goes from .NET 1.0 running on Windows Server, right up to .NET Core running on Linux. Wh... more

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