How to provide a default value for Auto Implemented Property in C#?

Published on June 9, 2013 by abundantcode

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Sometimes, one might want to provide a default value for the auto implemented properties. For example, you might want to provide a default text for a string value instead of null.

This can be achieved by providing the default value in the constructor for the properties.

Below is a sample code snippet demonstrating how to do it.

How to provide a default value for Auto Implemented Property in C#?

public class Article

{

public Article()

{

Category = "Dotnet";

}

public string Title { get; set; }

public string Category { get; set; }

public DateTime ArticleDate { get; set; }

}
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