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Getting Lazy in C#

If you’re anything like me, you’ve looked for ways of making your applications faster. In this article, I’ll show you a somewhat unknown class in the .NET framework that makes lazy creation of objects easy to do and thread-safe.

The Old Way

Before we get to the fun stuff, let’s take a look at how you might try to do these things without .NET’s Lazy<T> classes.

Typically when you design a class, you might start with code like this:

You might eventually find that as the number of things you need to instantiate…

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