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Difference between a property and variable

Sep 29 2009 6:40 PM

Can anyone explain me difference between a property and variable. I found them more or less same like both are used for storing and retrieving values.

I saw a code where player info has to be strored and for that some properties were declared inside a class. Property names are Name, PlayerNo, Age.
code:
private string name;
public string Name
{
get
{return name;}
set
{name =value;}
}
..................
..................

But we can easily do this task using variables.
So is there any advantage of using properties instead of variables.

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