Exercise: Iterate over star signs using LINQ, projecting into text

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Category ==> Visual C Sharp 2010  (65 exercises)
Topic ==> Advanced LINQ  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Course ==> Adv C# | Classes & LINQ
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Add the files in the folder above to your project, and change the default form to frmStarSigns.  When you run your project and click on the button, you should see this:

Star signs button

You'll change this to list out all of the summer star signs.


The code attached to the button creates a list of objects of type StarSign.  Your task is to change this to use a LINQ query expression to iterate over the items in this list, projecting the results into an enumerable collection of strings giving the names of the summer star signs.  Your query expression should begin something like this:

IEnumerable summerySigns =

Summer is defined as when the start month of the star sign is in May, June, July or August.

When you run your revised code, you should see something like this:

List of summery star signs

What you should see now when you click on the button.


End your application.  If you have spare time, you could fill in the name of the star sign that everyone forgets!

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