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  • Paperback: 552 pages
  • Publisher: Wrox; Pap/Dvdr edition (May 17 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470596902
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470596906
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 2.8 x 23.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 953 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #607,627 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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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.

About the Author

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.

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5.0 out of 5 starsThe fastest way to learn C#!
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