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LINQ Single vs SingleOrDefault vs First vs FirstOrDefault

Single(), SingleOrDefault(), First() and FirstOrDefault() are extension methods of the Enumerable class. Many people get confused about the difference between Single, SingleOrDefault, First, and FirstOrDefault methods in Linq. Let’s understand the difference between all these methods as below: Single() SingleOrDefault() First() FirstOrDefault() Description Returns a single, specific element of a sequence Returns a single, specific… Read More »