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.NET offers a managed memory system. This is just a short way of describing a system which handles and manages the RAM memory in its own specific way. 1,351 more words


Reference types vs value types

All C# types fall into the following categories:

  • Value types
  • Reference types
  • Generic type parameters
  • Pointer types

Value types comprise most built-in types (specifically, all numeric types, the char type, and the bool type) as well as custom struct and enum types. 366 more words


Object, Void, Null, Empty, and Default

In Java almost everything is an object. Actually, I hope that it would be the case, because it would make Java a more concise language. Also there should be other types of general objects in addition to the object Object: namely Void, Null, Empty, and Default. 811 more words


Value Types & Reference Types - In C# (Part I)

Along with your C# learning process you have been working with different types, You maybe a starter so you just used primitive types (e.g., int, string, double, ..etc), Exposed some functionality within a specific type (e.g., Console.WriteLine() ), Or you maybe gone deeper and have been creating your own types and instantiating objects from it. 1,555 more words


Practical Reference Type (POCO) Example

So the other day, I was asked by a colleague that is learning to program what a practical use case would be for using custom objects (also known as… 1,645 more words


Value Type categories

The value types consist of two main categories:

  •     Structs
  •     Enumerations
Value Type

One thing that you can do only with a reference type

What in your opinion possible to do only with reference type and no with value type without explicit boxing?

What the fact of derived from object that give all reference type some ability that value types don’t have? 189 more words