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Get started programming C# with this versatile resource
Eager to learn Visual C# programming? This unique book-and-DVD package geared toward those with no programming experience presents easy-to-follow lessons, reinforced by step-by-step instructions, screencasts, and supplemental exercises to help you master Visual C# programming quickly. You'll first discover how to write, debug, and run desktop applications that interact with the user and the computer. You'll then progress to more advanced lessons that teach you how to apply object-oriented concepts, perform calculations, manipulate files and strings, interact with simple databases, and more. All of this will give you the skills to write your own customized Visual C# programs.
Stephens' C# Programming with Visual Studio 2010 24-Hour Trainer:
Shows you how to use the Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE) and the controls that make up a user interface
Demonstrates what variables are and how a program uses them to calculate results
Describes techniques for controlling a program's flow, making decisions, and repeating operations
Explores how to create and use advanced class features such as generics and operator overloading
Highlights steps that enable a program to interact with the operating system
Walks you through the basics of database programming
Wrox guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think. Written by programmers for programmers, they provide a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.
On the DVD
Don't just learn—do!
The lessons within the book are each accompanied by an instructional demonstration on the DVD.
You'll learn to:
Build a simple word processor
Handle errors so your programs don't crash unexpectedly
Use methods to make your programs simpler and more robust
Make your code easier to modify and debug
Simplify how to initialize objects
Overload arithmetic operators to make a ComplexNumber class
Build a program that can copy and paste text and images from the clipboard
Please see the DVD appendix for details and complete system requirements.
Rod Stephens is Microsoft MVP and the author of more than 20 books and 250 articles on C#, Visual Basic, Java, and other programming topics. He is a regular contributor to DevX (www.DevX.com) and also an ITT adjunct instructor.