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The 8 most missing features in C#

Sometimes you may hear oppinions that there are too many changes introduced to the C# and/or too fast. That people get lost and confused about all this new syntax and feature added here and there. And while one may argue or not, I would like to look at this topic from a different angle – what are you missing in C#? What single functionality would you enjoy the most?

Announcing Open Source C# standardization

The C# compilers have been open source since 2014, now in the dotnet/roslyn repository. The dotnet/csharplang split off to provide a dedicate public space for the innovation and evolution of the C# language. Now, dotnet/csharpstandard completes the group, providing a public space for the ongoing work to document the standard for the latest C# language versions.

Performance Improvements in NuGet

With each new release of Visual Studio comes a plethora of performance improvements when restoring NuGet packages, managing project dependencies, and browsing for the next great package to include in your solution.

Compilation of math functions into Linq.Expression

In this article, I want to demonstrate how I implemented compilation of mathematical (both numerical and logical) expressions into a delegate using Linq Expression.

The pain points of C# source generators

Source generators are a new feature added to C# whereby one can analyse existing source code and generate new source code all from C# itself. One area where this is of interest is serialization - being able to generate an ideal serializer at compile time prevents the need of using reflection at runtime.

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