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C# 3.0 Jam: One Week to Early-Bird Deadline
by Bruce Eckel
January 24, 2008
This is the best way to get a head start on the new language features, especially LINQ.


Bill Wagner, author of Effective C# will be one of the coaches, and ...

For over a year, I've been coauthoring a C# 3.0 book with Jamie King, who was the lead technical reviewer for Thinking in C++, Volume 2. This book goes deeply into all the new language features, in particular the nooks and crannies of LINQ. Jamie is the primary expert and lead author on this book (but together we go over every line of text and every example, rewriting everything multiple times). Jamie will be coaching with Bill.

If there are enough signups, I will also be there to help (I don't have nearly the expertise that Bill and Jamie do, but I'm pretty good at figuring things out).

The early-bird deadline is January 31:

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Bruce Eckel ( provides development assistance in Python with user interfaces in Flex. He is the author of Thinking in Java (Prentice-Hall, 1998, 2nd Edition, 2000, 3rd Edition, 2003, 4th Edition, 2005), the Hands-On Java Seminar CD ROM (available on the Web site), Thinking in C++ (PH 1995; 2nd edition 2000, Volume 2 with Chuck Allison, 2003), C++ Inside & Out (Osborne/McGraw-Hill 1993), among others. He's given hundreds of presentations throughout the world, published over 150 articles in numerous magazines, was a founding member of the ANSI/ISO C++ committee and speaks regularly at conferences.

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