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Working with Base Types

This section describes .NET Framework base type operations, including formatting, conversion, and common operations.

Type Conversion in the .NET Framework

Describes how to convert from one type to another.

Encoding Base Types

Describes how to convert characters into bytes.

Formatting Types

Describes how to format strings using the string format specifiers.

Manipulating Strings

Describes how to manipulate and format strings.

Parsing Strings

Describes how to convert strings into .NET Framework types.

Dates, Times, and Time Zones

Describes how to work with time zones and time zone conversions in time zone-aware applications.

Common Type System

Describes types used by the .NET Framework.