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Lesson 18 - Delegates, anonymous methods and lambda expressions in C#

In the previous lesson, Indexers, Equals, constants, enumerated types and flags, we went over indexers and enumerations in C# .NET. Today's tutorial is all about delegates. We're going to get ready to start creating (windows) forms applications which use these constructs. Let's create a new project, a console application, and name it Delegates.


Have you ever wanted to store a method into a variable? Well, you can! Doing so it yet another programming technique that can sometimes seem unnatural, but prove to be very useful. In C#, you can easily store a method into a variable, we'll show you how to do it, step by step.

We'll start by adding a class to the project, Numbers.cs. Then, we'll declare a private


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In this lesson, you will learn about delegates in C# .NET, learn how to define anonymous methods and work with lambda expressions.

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