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Publisher Comments:

Build a software program—such as your own Web browser or weather-reporting application—without any programming experience! Featuring learn-by-doing projects and plenty of visual examples, this hands-on book is your quick start to creating applications for Microsoft Windows.

Have fun as you discover how to:

  • Design a rich user interface with easy-to-use tools
  • “Drag and drop” text boxes, buttons, and other controls into your application
  • Add database and reporting capabilities
  • Exploit features that reduce the amount of code you write
  • Find and fix any bugs
  • Roll-out and share your application

CD Includes:

  • Visual C# 2005 Express Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition

A Note Regarding the CD or DVD

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Synopsis:

Visual C# Express provides a lightweight tool for first-time programmers and hobbyists who are interested in learning how to program and how to create Microsoft Windows-based applications. Its features make it simple for first-time programmers to take advantage of many of the productivity advances in Visual C# 2005. Using the same interface as the full-featured product, the Express Edition offers a simplified experience, yet allows the creation of fully operable applications that can be shared and modified.

Synopsis:

Build a software program—such as your own Web browser or weather-reporting application—without any programming experience! Featuring learn-by-doing projects and plenty of visual examples, this hands-on book is your quick start to creating applications for Microsoft Windows.

Have fun as you discover how to:

  • Design a rich user interface with easy-to-use tools
  • “Drag and drop” text boxes, buttons, and other controls into your application
  • Add database and reporting capabilities
  • Exploit features that reduce the amount of code you write
  • Find and fix any bugs
  • Roll-out and share your application

CD Includes:

  • Visual C# 2005 Express Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

About the Author

Patrice Pelland, Principal Development Manager, Microsoft, and author of Microsoft Visual C#(R) 2008 Express Edition: Build a Program Now! And other Microsoft Press titles.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Who Is This Book For?; How This Book Is Organized; Conventions and Features in This Book; System Requirements; Code Samples; Installing the Code Samples; Using the Code Samples; Uninstalling the Code Samples; Prerelease Software; Technology Updates; Support for This Book; Questions and Comments; About the Author; Patrice Pelland; Dedication; Thanks; Chapter 1: Introducing Microsoft® Visual C#® 2005 Express Edition; 1.1 What Is .NET?; 1.2 What Is C#?; 1.3 What Is Visual C# 2005 Express Edition?; 1.4 In Summary. . .; Chapter 2: Installing Visual C#® 2005 Express Edition; 2.1 Preparing to Install Visual C# 2005 Express Edition; 2.2 Installing Visual C# 2005 Express Edition; 2.3 In Summary...; Chapter 3: Creating Your First Application; 3.1 Two Types of Applications: Whats the Difference?; 3.2 Getting Started; 3.3 On to the Projects; 3.4 In Summary...; Chapter 4: Create Your Own Web Browser in Less Than Five Minutes!; 4.1 What Is a Project?; 4.2 What Is the Design Layout?; 4.3 Putting It All Together; 4.4 In Summary...; Chapter 5: Creating Your First Full Windows Application; 5.1 Snap and Align Those Controls Using Snap Lines; 5.2 Using IntelliSense—Your New Best Friend!; 5.3 Renaming and Refactoring; 5.4 Common Windows Controls; 5.5 What Happens When an Event Is Triggered?; 5.6 In Summary. . .; Chapter 6: Modify Your Web Browser Now!; 6.1 How to Bring Up Your Application; 6.2 Interacting Through Dialog Boxes; 6.3 A Professional Look and Feel at Your Fingertips; 6.4 In Summary...; Chapter 7: Fixing the Broken Blocks; 7.1 Debugging an Application; 7.2 In Summary...; Chapter 8: Managing the Data; 8.1 What Is a Database?; 8.2 SQL Server 2005 Express in Visual C# 2005 Express Edition; 8.3 What Are ADO.NET and Databinding?; 8.4 In Summary...; Chapter 9: Build Your Own Weather Tracker Application Now!; 9.1 Features of the Weather Tracker Application; 9.2 Creating the Application User Interface; 9.3 Using Web Services; 9.4 And Now, Just ClickOnce!; 9.5 In Summary...; Glossary;

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735622296
Subtitle:
Build a Program Now!
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Author:
Pelland, Patrice
Subject:
Programming Languages - C
Subject:
C (computer program language)
Subject:
Computer Languages-C++
Edition Description:
2005 ed.
Series:
Pro-Developer
Publication Date:
20051116
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9 x 7.38 x 0.6 in 1.19 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Visual C# Express provides a lightweight tool for first-time programmers and hobbyists who are interested in learning how to program and how to create Microsoft Windows-based applications. Its features make it simple for first-time programmers to take advantage of many of the productivity advances in Visual C# 2005. Using the same interface as the full-featured product, the Express Edition offers a simplified experience, yet allows the creation of fully operable applications that can be shared and modified.
"Synopsis" by , Build a software program—such as your own Web browser or weather-reporting application—without any programming experience! Featuring learn-by-doing projects and plenty of visual examples, this hands-on book is your quick start to creating applications for Microsoft Windows.

Have fun as you discover how to:

  • Design a rich user interface with easy-to-use tools
  • “Drag and drop” text boxes, buttons, and other controls into your application
  • Add database and reporting capabilities
  • Exploit features that reduce the amount of code you write
  • Find and fix any bugs
  • Roll-out and share your application

CD Includes:

  • Visual C# 2005 Express Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

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