This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

Creating and Manipulating Collections

The most common collections are provided by the .NET Framework. You can use any of them or create your own collection based on one of them. Each collection is designed for specific purposes. The members included in each Collections class reflect the purpose of the collection.

If you decide to implement your own collection, use the following guidelines:

See Also

Grouping Data in Collections | System.Collections Namespace | System.Collections.Specialized Namespace | Selecting a Collection Class | Collections and Synchronization (Thread Safety) | Serialization Concepts