Working with Base Types in .NET

This section describes .NET base type operations, including formatting, conversion, and common operations.

In This Section

Type Conversion in the .NET Framework
Describes how to convert from one type to another.

Formatting Types
Describes how to format strings using the string format specifiers.

Manipulating Strings
Describes how to manipulate and format strings.

Parsing Strings
Describes how to convert strings into .NET Framework types.

Common Type System
Describes types used by the .NET Framework.

Dates, Times, and Time Zones
Describes how to work with time zones and time zone conversions in time zone-aware applications.