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Mastering C# Interview Questions: From Basics To Advanced

C# (C-Sharp) stands out as a programming language valued for its adaptability in the software development landscape. As developers enter the spotlight of job interviews, the discussion revolves around a spectrum of C# interview questions covering fundamental principles and advanced features. Prospective candidates must be well-prepared to handle a range of C# interview questions that span from foundational principles to more advanced functionalities. To prepare for upcoming C# Interviews, review some of the technical skills and questions that may asked to identify if you’re a fit for the role. Fundamental Concepts Interviewers start discussions with fundamental C# concepts to assess candidates ‘ comprehension. Queries may encompass basic syntax, data types and control structures. Effectively communicating distinctions between value types and reference types, clarify the utility of keywords like ‘var’ and ‘this,’ and showcasing proficiency in loops and conditional statements is...

Corinne Dorsey

Feb 16, 2024

Jermaine Dupri's So So Def Label Starts New Business Venture With Music-Tech Company To Help The Next Generation Of Artists

Grammy award-winning producer and business mogul Jermaine Dupri finalized a deal allowing his label to develop a new crop of artists.

Michelle Burk

Feb 9, 2024

2 Computer Science Majors Have Raised $3M For Their AI Platform, JusticeText, To Build Police Accountability

Two computer science majors from the University of Chicago (UChicago) are making significant strides in advancing improvements in the criminal justice system. Death Of Laquan McDonald Inspired The Need For Change Co-founders Leslie Jones-Dove and Devshi Mehrotra refused to look the other way following two tragedies at the hands of police. In 2015, while attending the University of Chicago in Illinois as freshmen, Jones-Dove and Mehrotra learned of dash cam footage that was released showing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald being fatally shot 16 times by Officer Jason Van Dyke on Oct. 20, 2014, ABC-7 Chicago reports. The incident sparked protests across the city and demonstrations on the University of Chicago campus. For the duo, it served as a launch pad for their interest in the intersection of technology and criminal justice. According to The Guardian, a police union official said McDonald had “lunged at police” before the officer fired shots. However, the video footage told a different...

Samantha Dorisca

Feb 5, 2024

Amazon’s Ring Changes Its Rules, Limiting Police Access To Private User Footage

Ring, the home security company acquired by Amazon in 2018, will no longer allow police departments to request private user footage through its Neighbors app.

Michelle Burk

Feb 1, 2024

Exclusive: Xbox Partners With Gameheads To Amplify The Next Generation Of Black Developers' Game Designs

In the gaming world, there are a lot of upcoming talents who work tirelessly to get eyes on their work. Add into the equation being a designer from a marginalized community, and your chances become even slimmer. In light of this, Xbox has announced a partnership providing a platform for young Black developers.

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 1, 2024

This Brand Wants To Pay You $10K — But Only If You’re Willing To Stay Off Of Your Smartphone For A Month

The yogurt brand Siggi’s Dairy wants to reward some lucky winners with $10,000 if they can go a month without their smartphone.

ashley turner

Jan 29, 2024

Google Leverages A Black-Women-Owned Startup's AI Platform To Help Make Computer Science Knowledge More Accessible To Users

When Erika Hairston and Arnelle Ansong came up with the idea for Edlyft, the duo set out to be a conduit for more Black students who aspire to become engineers — just as they once were.

Ngozi Nwanji

Jan 29, 2024

Meet Veronica Woodruff, The Founder Of An AI Platform Letting Travelers Book A Personal Assistant At The Airport

Entrepreneurship chose founder Veronica Woodruff. At the age of 8, Woodruff convinced her dad to buy bulk candy from the store so she could sell the sweet treats to her classmates. When she hit middle school, she would often win the fundraising campaigns. Her hustling nature stemmed from her family of entrepreneurs. “My grandfather was an entrepreneur. My aunts and uncles are entrepreneurs. I’ve been around a lot of entrepreneurs,” Woodruff told AFROTECH in an interview. When Woodruff was 21 years old, she moved from Monterey Bay, CA, to Atlanta, GA, after her father passed away. What kept her rooted during this transitional period was encouragement from her former college advisor. “I went to college at California State University, Monterey Bay. I remember telling my advisor that I was moving to Atlanta, and he said, ‘Atlanta’s a good city. It’s home of the world’s best Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies.’ He said a lot of people come from all over the world to start these...

Samantha Dorisca

Jan 26, 2024

Can Atlanta Become One Of The Top Tech Cities In The Country?

Atlanta, GA, needs to bet on startups if it wants to be a top-five tech city.

Michelle Burk

Jan 24, 2024

Lanny Smoot Becomes The Second Person From Disney, Since Walt Disney Himself, To Get Inducted Into The National Inventors Hall Of Fame

Disney Research Fellow and Imagineer Lanny Smoot has been inducted into The National Inventors Hall of Fame.          

ashley turner

Jan 22, 2024

Nipsey Hussle's The Marathon Clothing Reportedly Racked Up Over $100K Within 24 Hours From NFT Purchases And An Exclusive Letterman Jacket Drop

The late Nipsey Hussle continues to build his legacy by launching The Marathon Lion NFT Collection, an expansion of clothing brand The Marathon Clothing (TMC).

Michelle Burk

Jan 22, 2024