Initialize Auto-Property and Getter Only Auto-Property in C# 6.0

Initialize Auto-Property and Getter Only Auto-Property in C# 6.0

So far we have seen, Property can be initialized only in the constructor, and if it has any backing field defined, that can be initialized where it is declared.   C# 6.0  introduced a new features called “Auto-Property initializer” that allows property to be initialized like fields in the same line where it has been declared.

The following code snippet shows how Auto-Property Initializer works;

public bool MyProperty { get; set; } = false;

With these, MyProperty set to a default value false, without any further initialization.  These makes our code more clean, easily understandable and avoid further deceleration.

Must Read : What’s new in C# 6.0

C# 6.0 also allows us to create getter only Auto-Property as shown below.

public bool MyProperty { get; }

These is a read-only property, and until now we had to use  a private set.  in C# 6.0, without a private set, you can declare a property and initialize the same with Automatic property initializer.

public bool MyProperty { get; } =false;
DON'T MISS OUT!
Subscribe To Newsletter For your Daily Development Tips and Tricks  

 Best Tips & Tricks on Microsoft Technology Platform 

Invalid email address
We promise not to spam you. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Abhijit Jana

Abhijit runs the Daily .NET Tips. He started this site with a vision to have a single knowledge base of .NET tips and tricks and share post that can quickly help any developers . He is a Former Microsoft ASP.NET MVP, CodeProject MVP, Mentor, Speaker, Author, Technology Evangelist and presently working as a .NET Consultant. He blogs at http://abhijitjana.net , you can follow him @AbhijitJana . He is the author of book Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide.

One Comment to “Initialize Auto-Property and Getter Only Auto-Property in C# 6.0”

Comments are closed.