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C# get/set property question

Bobby Sharma
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Joined: Mar 18, 2008
Posts: 574

I don't know difference between these two code snippet.

and this one.

please explain.

Back to Java , again.
Matthew Brown

Joined: Apr 06, 2010
Posts: 4366

The first version uses "automatic properties", which are syntactic sugar: if you want a simple getter/setter pair you can use this and the private backing variable will be automatically declared (and hidden from you) - it's a short-cut.

Which means that the example isn't right - you shouldn't also declare private variables. The correct idiom is:
Bobby Sharma
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Joined: Mar 18, 2008
Posts: 574

good explanation. thank you, Matthew.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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