C# 5.0: More Than Just Async: Listing 2.

Using the new CallerMemberName property.

public class Foo : INotifyPropertyChanged
  private int employeeCount;

  public event PropertyChangedEventHandler PropertyChanged;

  public int EmployeeCount
    get { return employeeCount; }
      if (value != employeeCount)
        employeeCount = value;

  public void NotifyPropertyChanged([CallerMemberName] string property = null)
    if (PropertyChanged != null)
      PropertyChanged(this, new PropertyChangedEventArgs(property));

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