C#: String Operations

Performing common string operations.

The .NET Framework is essential a huge repository of reusable classes that provide robust functionality organized by various namespaces.
For example, the String namespace allows developers to easily and safely manipulate strings in a variety of ways.

First, I’ll show I perform such basic string operations using my name.

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When needing to work with special characters, simply use one of the many literal to control layout of the strings.

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Also, it’s very simple to build strings out of other strings.

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Comparing string value is another useful tool provided by the String namespace.

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It’s important to remember the immutability of String objects as illustrated by this example.

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While technically in the Text namespace, StringBuilder provides a very light weight alternative when using strings in scenarios where very little functionality is needed.

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