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; }
    set
    {
      if (value != employeeCount)
      {
        employeeCount = value;
        NotifyPropertyChanged();
      }
    }
  }

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

About the Author

Patrick Steele is a senior .NET developer with Billhighway in Troy, Mich. A recognized expert on the Microsoft .NET Framework, he’s a former Microsoft MVP award winner and a presenter at conferences and user group meetings.