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Collection Classes Sample

Updated: July 2008

This sample shows how to implement a non-generic collection class that can be used with the foreach statement. For more information, see Collection Classes (C# Programming Guide).

The Generics Sample (C#) shows how to implement a generic collection class. The Yield Sample shows how to implement a generic collection class that has an iterator.

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To build and run the Collection Classes samples within Visual Studio

  1. In Solution Explorer, right-click the CollectionClasses1 project and then click Set as StartUp Project.

  2. On the Debug menu, click Start Without Debugging.

  3. Repeat the previous steps for CollectionClasses2.

To build and run the Collection Classes samples from a command prompt

  1. Use the Change Directory command to change to the CollectionClasses1 directory.

  2. Type the following:

    csc tokens.cs
    tokens
    
  3. Use the Change Directory command to change to the CollectionClasses2 directory.

  4. Type the following:

    csc tokens2.cs
    tokens2
    

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July 2008

Added references to Generics and Yield samples.

Information enhancement.

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