Standards, while being definitive, do not usually serve as the best reference to the use of a programming language. Books on languages usually are able to explain usage better, but lack the definitive precision of a standard. Annotated C# Standard combines the two; it is the standard with added explanatory material.
Written by members of the standards committee
Annotates the standard with practical implementation advice
The definitive reference to the C# International Standard
Annotated C# Standard
Jon Jagger, Nigel Perry, Peter Sestoft
Elsevier / Morgan Kaufmann
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Jon Jagger is an independent software trainer, designer, and consultant specializing in Visual C# .NET, C++, Java, C, OO, patterns, design, and general programming. His work on this book also was done through Content Master Ltd. Jon is a U.K. C++ standards panel member and a regular contributor to the ACCU Overload journal. His interests include training excellence, design, simplicity, problem solving, and Monty Python (which he says is required knowledge for all software developers). Jon, his wife, Natalie, and their three small children (Ellie, Penny, and Patrick) live in a delightful 104-year-old house overlooking a seven-acre field of barley in a village called Trull (population 300). You can send him an e-mail message at email@example.com.