C# 2005 For Dummies

C# 2005 For Dummies

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C# is Microsoft's object-oriented programming language designed for improving productivity in the development of Web applications. Fully revised for C# 2005, this book begins with creating a C# program, then moves into C# and object-oriented programming fundamentals, Windows programming with C# and Visual Studio, and debugging and error handling. A friendly, conversational approach to understanding C# is certain to get readers quickly creating applications. The CD-ROM contains all the sample code in this book as well as bonus materials.
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  • CD-ROM | 432 pages
  • 188 x 230 x 28mm | 680.4g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 2. Aufl.
  • 0764597043
  • 9780764597046
  • 1,496,479

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Programming can be fun using the power of C# See how you can use C# to write Windows applications and much more! Interested in the exciting possibilities of programming with C#? Well, look sharp! Even if you've never programmed before, you'll see how C# allows you to write code using the Visual Studio(R) 2005 interface. From applying the Common Language Runtime to taking advantage of iterator blocks, this guide delivers just what you need to write flexible code. Discover how to Create your first C# program Handle floating point variables Control program flow Sort through arrays of objects Perform common operations on a string Use generics to write more flexible code
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About Stephen R. Davis

Stephen R. Davis, who goes by the name of Randy, lives with his wife and son near Dallas, Texas. He and his family have written numerous books, including C++ For Dummies and C++ Weekend Crash Course. Stephen works for L-3 Communications. Chuck Sphar escaped Microsoft's C++ documentation camps in 1997, after six years' hard labor as a senior technical writer. He's perpetrated two previous tomes, one on object-oriented programming for the Mac and one on Microsoft's MFC class library. He's currently finishing a novel about ancient Rome (againstrome.com) and gobbling mouthfuls of .NET programming. Chuck can be reached for praise and minor nits at csharp@chucksphar.com.
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Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Creating Your First C# Programs. Chapter 1: Creating Your First C# Windows Program. Chapter 2: Creating Your First C# Console Application. Part II: Basic C# Programming. Chapter 3: Living with Variability - Declaring Value-Type Variables. Chapter 4: Smooth Operators. Chapter 5: Controlling Program Flow. Part III: Object-Based Programming. Chapter 6: Collecting Data - The Class and the Array. Chapter 7: Putting on Some High-Class Functions. Chapter 8: Class Methods. Chapter 9: Stringing in the Key of C#. Part IV: Object-Oriented Programming. Chapter 10: Object-Oriented Programming - What's It All About? Chapter 11: Holding a Class Responsible. Chapter 12: Inheritance - Is That All I Get? Chapter 13: Poly-what-ism? Part V: Beyond Basic Classes. Chapter 14: When a Class Isn't a Class - The Interface and the Structure. Chapter 15: Asking Your Pharmacist about Generics. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 16: The 10 Most Common Build Errors (And How to Fix Them). Chapter 17: The 10 Most Significant Differences between C# and C++. Appendix: About the CD. Bonus Chapters on the CD-ROM! Bonus Chapter 1: Some Exceptional Exceptions. Bonus Chapter 2: Handling Files and Libraries in C#. Bonus Chapter 3: Stepping through Collections. Bonus Chapter 4: Using the Visual Studio Interface. Bonus Chapter 5: C# on the Cheap. Index. End-User License Agreement.
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