Encodo published its first C# Handbook and published it to its web site in 2008. At the time, we also published to several other standard places and got some good, positive feedback. Over the next year, I made some more changes and published new versions. The latest version is 1.5.2 and is available from Encodo's web site. Since then, though I've made a few extra notes and corrected a few errors, but never published an official version again.
This is not because Encodo hasn't improved or modernized its coding guidelines, but because of several issues, listed below.
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To address these issues and to accommodate the new requirements, here's what we're going to do:
Convert the entire document from Word to Markdown and put it in a Git repository
Separate the chapters into individual files and keep them shorter and more focused on a single topic
Separate all of the advice and rules into the following piles:
These are the requirements and goals for a new version of the C# handbook.
The immediate next steps are:
I hope to have an initial, modern version ready within the next month or so.
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