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.NET BCL: Big Picture

by Barry Luijbregts

The Base Class Library (BCL) in .NET makes it easy to reuse the same basic capabilities across application types. This course will teach you what the .NET BCL is, where it sits in the .NET Ecosystem, and what it can do for you.

What you'll learn

You can create different types of applications and libraries with .NET. In this course, .NET BCL: Big Picture, you’ll learn how the BCL lets you reuse capabilities across application types. First, you’ll explore how the .NET BCL is different from previous versions. Next, you’ll discover where the .NET BCL fits in the .NET Ecosystem. Finally, you’ll learn what functionality the BCL provides. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the .NET BCL needed to know why and how you can use it.

About the author

Barry is an independent software architect and developer with a passion for the cloud. He is also a Pluralsight author and a podcast host. He has worked for lots of companies throughout the last decades and is keen to share his knowledge with the community. He has a broad and deep knowledge of the Microsoft stack with a special interest on web technology and the cloud. He currently teaches people about the benefits of the cloud. You can reach Barry on Twitter @AzureBarry and through his website... more

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