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Foreword by Eric Lippert

Senior Developer, Microsoft Visual C# Team

 

Starter Kit

DVD includes Visual Studio 2010 Express Editions

 

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to build great new Web and Windows applications with Visual C# 2010. Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master everything from the absolute basics to the latest innovations. One step at a time, you’ll learn core techniques like flow control and error handling…discover fast, efficient ways to handle data…construct complete solutions with Visual Studio…even use advanced features like attributes and the Entity Framework. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong real-world foundation for success, even if you’ve never programmed with Visual C# or .NET before!

 

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Visual C# 2010 tasks.

Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.

By the Way, Did You Know?, and Watch Out! boxes point out shortcuts and solutions.

 

Learn how to…

  • Master C# types, inheritance, interfaces, abstract classes, structures, and enumerations
  • Understand how to handle events and how to raise your own
  • Create more reliable, robust code by using exceptions
  • Create generic classes and interfaces
  • Utilize anonymous functions (lambdas) and LINQ query expressions
  • Interact with the file system, streams, and databases
  • Generate and query XML documents
  • Build a complete Windows application using data binding and validation—and then build the same application for the Web
  • Write more responsive software by taking advantage of threading, concurrency, and parallelism

 

Book News Annotation:

Intended for programmers new to the .NET framework, this series of 24 short lessons introduces the object-oriented programming features of the C# language and the fundamentals of its type system. Detailed instructions demonstrate how to work with strings and arrays, manage exceptions and generics, interact with the file system and streams, create and query XML documents, and build a Windows client application in Visual Studio 2010. The DVD contains Visual C# 2010 Express Edition. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This resource will help all newcomers to C# 2010 get up to speed quickly. Readers are taken step by step through the process of software development, learning elements as they build a sample application. The accompanying DVD contains Visual C# 2010 Express Edition.

Synopsis:

C# has quickly established itself as one of the world's most widely used programming languages. The newest version, Visual C# 2010, includes several important new features, including Silverlight, the Entity Framework, tighter integration with version 4.0 of the .NET Framework, and full support for programming Windows 7 and Office. The proven Sams Teach Yourself method will help all newcomers to C# 2010 get up to speed quickly, no matter whether you've had experience with previous versions of Visual C# or not. You are taken step by step through the process of software development, learning elements as you build a sample application so that the material is framed in a real world approach. The accompanying DVD contains Visual C# 2010 Express Edition, and the companion Web site contains all the code and exercises from the book.

 

  • Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common tasks
  • Q & As, quizzes, and exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge
  • Notes and tips point out shortcuts and solutions
  • The companion DVD contains Visual C# 2010 Express Edition - everything you need to get started programming in C#
  • About the Author

    Scott Dorman has been designated by Microsoft as a C# Most Valued Professional in recognition for his many contributions to the C# community. He has been working with computers professionally since 1993, and with .NET and C# since 2001. Currently, Scott's primary focus is developing commercial software applications using Microsoft .NET technologies. Scott runs a software architecture focused user group, speaks extensively, including at Microsoft TechEd and community sponsored code camps, and contributes regularly to online communities such as The Code Project and StackOverflow. Scott maintains a .NET Framework and C# focused blog at http://geekswithblogs.com/sdorman.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction     1

     

    PART I:  C# FUNDAMENTALS

    Hour 1  The .NET Framework and C#     7

    The .NET Framework     7

    The C# Language     17

    Visual Studio 2010     24

    Writing Your First Program     27

    Q&A     31

    Workshop     32

    Hour 2  Understanding C# Types     35

    Types     36

    Predefined Types     37

    Operators     47

    Default Values     53

    Null and Nullable Types     53

    Casting and Conversion     55

    Q&A     59

    Workshop     60

    Hour 3  Understanding Classes and Objects the C# Way 63

    Object-Oriented Programming     64

    Component-Oriented Programming     65

    Classes in C#     65

    Scope and Declaration Space 66

    Nested Classes     85

    Partial Classes     86

    Static Classes     86

    Object Initializers     88

    Q&A     89

    Workshop     90

    Hour 4  Inheritance, Interfaces, and Abstract Classes      93

    Inheritance and Polymorphism     93

    Abstract Classes and Members     103

    Interfaces     105

    Q&A     109

    Workshop     111

    Hour 5  Creating Enumerated Types and Structures     113

    Enumerated Types     114

    Structures     119

    Q&A     127

    Workshop     127

    Hour 6  Events and Event Handling     131

    Understanding Events     132

    Subscribing and Unsubscribing     132

    Publishing an Event     136

    Raising an Event     139

    Q&A     141

    Workshop     142

     

    PART II:  PROGRAMMING IN C#

    Hour 7  Controlling Program Flow     147

    Selection Statements     148

    Iteration Statements     153

    Jump Statements     159

    Q&A     162

    Workshop     163

    Hour 8  Using Strings and Regular Expressions     167

    Strings     168

    Mutable Strings Using StringBuilder     177

    Type Formatting     178

    Regular Expressions     187

    Q&A     190

    Workshop     191

    Hour 9  Working with Arrays and Collections     195

    Arrays     196

    Indexers     200

    Generic Collections     203

    Collection Initializers     217

    Collection Interfaces     219

    Enumerable Objects and Iterators     220

    Q&A     223

    Workshop     224

    Hour 10  Handling Errors Using Exceptions     227

    Understanding Exceptions     228

    Throwing Exceptions     231

    Handling Exceptions     232

    Rethrowing Caught Exceptions     239

    Overflow and Integer Arithmetic     241

    Q&A     243

    Workshop     243

    Hour 11  Understanding Generics     245

    Why You Should Use Generics     246

    Using Generic Methods     253

    Creating Generic Classes     254

    Combining Generics and Arrays     257

    Working with Tuples     261

    Q&A     263

    Workshop     264

    Hour 12  Understanding Query Expressions     267

    Introducing LINQ     268

    Standard Query Operator Methods     279

    Lambdas     280

    Deferred Execution     283

    Q&A     284

    Workshop     285

     

    PART III:  WORKING WITH DATA

    Hour 13  Using Files and Streams     289

    Files and Directories     290

    Reading and Writing Data     300

    Q&A     307

    Workshop     308

    Hour 14  Working with XML     311

    Understanding the XML DOM     312

    Using LINQ to XML     313

    Selecting and Querying XML     319

    Modifying XML     323

    Q&A     326

    Workshop     326

    Hour 15  Working with Databases     329

    Understanding ADO.NET     330

    Understanding LINQ to ADO.NET     333

    Q&A     342

    Workshop     343

     

    PART IV:  BUILDING AN APPLICATION USING VISUAL STUDIO

    Hour 16  Debugging in Visual Studio     347

    Commenting Your Code     348

    Compiler and Runtime Errors     349

    Debugging in Visual Studio     350

    Visualizing Data     359

    Q&A     361

    Workshop     361

    Hour 17  Building a Windows Application     363

    Understanding WPF     364

    Creating a WPF Application     370

    Styling the Layout     379

    Q&A     382

    Workshop     382

    Hour 18  Using Data Binding and Validation     385

    Understanding Data Binding     386

    Converting Data     390

    Binding to Collections     395

    Working with Data Templates     399

    Validating Data     400

    Q&A     404

    Workshop     405

    Hour 19  Building a Web Application     407

    Understanding Web Application Architecture     408

    Working with ASP.NET     408

    Creating a Web Application     411

    Understanding Data Validation     420

    Q&A     423

    Workshop     424

     

    PART V:  DIVING DEEPER

    Hour 20  Programming with Attributes     427

    Understanding Attributes     428

    Working with the Common Attributes     430

    Using Custom Attributes     433

    Accessing Attributes at Runtime     434

    Q&A     436

    Workshop     436

    Hour 21  Dynamic Types and Language Interoperability     439

    Using Dynamic Types     439

    Understanding the DLR     444

    Interoperating with COM     447

    Reflection Interoperability     448

    Q&A     449

    Workshop     450

    Hour 22  Memory Organization and Garbage Collection     451

    Memory Organization     452

    Garbage Collection     452

    Understanding IDisposable     453

    Using the Dispose Pattern     455

    Declaring and Using Finalizers     456

    Q&A     458

    Workshop     459

    Hour 23  Understanding Threads, Concurrency, and Parallelism     461

    Understanding Threads and Threading     462

    Concurrency and Synchronization     463

    Understanding the Task Parallel Library     467

    Working with Parallel LINQ (PLINQ)     472

    Potential Pitfalls     473

    Q&A     475

    Workshop     476

    Hour 24  Next Steps: Silverlight, PowerShell, and Entity Framework     479

    Understanding the Entity Framework     479

    Introducing PowerShell     482

    Silverlight     483

    Index     485

     

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780672331015
    Author:
    Dorman, Scott
    Publisher:
    Sams
    Author:
    Dorman, Scott J.
    Subject:
    Programming Languages - General
    Subject:
    Computer Languages-C++
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Series:
    Sams Teach Yourself Sams Teach Yourself -- Hours
    Publication Date:
    August 2010
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    560
    Dimensions:
    9.1 x 7 x 1.258 in 887 gr

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    C# has quickly established itself as one of the world's most widely used programming languages. The newest version, Visual C# 2010, includes several important new features, including Silverlight, the Entity Framework, tighter integration with version 4.0 of the .NET Framework, and full support for programming Windows 7 and Office. The proven Sams Teach Yourself method will help all newcomers to C# 2010 get up to speed quickly, no matter whether you've had experience with previous versions of Visual C# or not. You are taken step by step through the process of software development, learning elements as you build a sample application so that the material is framed in a real world approach. The accompanying DVD contains Visual C# 2010 Express Edition, and the companion Web site contains all the code and exercises from the book.

     

  • Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common tasks
  • Q & As, quizzes, and exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge
  • Notes and tips point out shortcuts and solutions
  • The companion DVD contains Visual C# 2010 Express Edition - everything you need to get started programming in C#
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