Nullable Reference Types: It's Actually About Non-Nullable Reference Types

Isn't `null` the bane of many of a developer's life? Working with nullable data has always required some amount of understanding this third state of data.

Recently, Microsoft introduced Nullable Reference Types to .NET developers and for many a long-term C# developer, the change was daunting. In recent iterations, Nullable Reference Types are now the default for new projects. But once you understand the reason to use Nullability, you'll see how it can simply your code and have to use less safeguards around your code. Instead of turning it off, let me show you why Nullable Reference Types exist and how they could make your code better.

Shawn Wildermuth

Microsoft MVP, Speaker and Pluralsight Author

Atlanta, Georgia, United States


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