C# 2.0

C# 2.0 : Practical Guide for Programmers

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You don't need coddling; you don't need to be told what you already know. What you need is a book that uses your experience as a Java or C++ programmer to give you a leg up into the challenges and rewards of C#. And this Practical Guide is precisely what you're after.

Written by a team that boasts extensive experience teaching C# to professionals, this book provides a practical, efficient explanation of the language itself, covering basic to advanced features and calling out all that's new in 2.0. Its instruction is always firmly situated within the context of the .NET framework and bolstered by code examples, key lessons in object-oriented programming, and installments of a realistic application programming tutorial. Concise and incisive, this is the best way to master the world's fastest-growing and most marketable programming language.


Provides a carefully focused explanation of every aspect of the C# language, including entire chapters on the unified type system, advanced types, collections, generics, reflection and attributes.
Highlights all features new to the latest version of C# and organizes its presentation of C# according to the key principles of object-oriented programming and the .NET framework.
Using end-of-chapter exercises, incrementally develops a cohesive application programming tutorial.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 190 x 230 x 16mm | 639.56g
  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers In
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 0121674517
  • 9780121674519

Table of contents

1 Introducing C# and .NET
2 Classes, Objects, and Namespaces
3 Class Members and Class Reuse
4 Unified Type System
5 Operators, Assignments, and Expressions
6 Statements and Exceptions
7 Advanced Types, Polymorphism, and Accessors
8 Collections and Generics
9 Resource Disposal, Input/Output, and Threads
10 Reflection and Attributes
A C# 2.0 Grammar
B Predefined XML Tags for Documentation Comments
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This book tops my recommendation list for any developer learning C#. -David Makofske, Principal Consultant/Architect, Akamai Technologies

Great book for any C# developer...it provides a number of practical programming tips and best practices on program design that enable you to utilize the C# language features effectively. -Adarsh Khare, Software Design Engineer, Microsoft

This book is essential for programmers who are considering system development using C#. The authors have masterfully created a programming guide that is current, complete, and useful immediately. -Edward L. Lamie, PhD, Director of Educational Services, Express Logic, Inc.

At last, a programming language book that provides complete coverage with a top-down approach and clear, simple examples! -Peter Grogono, Professor and Associate Chair of Computer Science, Concordia University
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