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Simon Cooper Peering into the depths of .NET September 2011 Entries
The .NET Dictionary
To many people, System.Collections.Generic.... is just a useful collection. In this post, I'll be looking inside that collection and see how it really works. Dictionary is based on a hashtable; for the rest of this post, I'll assume you know roughly how a hashtable works. The Wikipedia article, as the source of all knowledge algorithmical, provides a good overview. It will also help if you've got the class open in Reflector so you can see what's going on yourself. The basics ......

Posted On Friday, September 16, 2011 6:51 PM

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