There are several ways to convert to and from types in a managed environment. This section explains the techniques and rules used to convert types using the .NET Framework.
Describes the basic concepts of managed type conversion.
Describes widening conversions and narrowing conversions.
Describes how to perform conversions using the Convert class.
Describes how to perform conversions using casts.
Describes basic formatting concepts like format specifiers and format providers.
Describes how to convert strings into .NET Framework types.
Describes types used by the .NET Framework.