Properties and Indexers Programming in C# firstname.lastname@example.org
Properties ( smart fields) ensure accuracy and validity of values of fields. Use of properties Modifies private values Validates private values Performs required actions Implements abstraction and encapsulation.
Get & Set accessors https://gist.github.com/2391947
Types of Properties
Difference between Properties and Fields
Difference between Properties and Methods
Real world use cases of properties Lazy Initialization http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/275932/Lazy-Loading-in-Csharp Dirty Tracking http://stackoverflow.com/questions/33469/caching-patterns-in-asp-net
Indexers are data members that allow access data within objects in a way similar to accessing arrays. fast access to the data within an object as they help in indexing the data called smart arrays