How do I… Implement the Soundex function in C#?

For years Microsoft SQL Server has provided developers with a method called Soundex that is used to retrieve an encoded string. Words that sound alike have similar encodings, so you can use this functionality to provide some flexibility in searches. Zach Smith shows you how to implement Soundex completely in C# without having to use the SQL function.

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