C# A Programmer's Introduction

C# A Programmer's Introduction

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Appropriate for all introductory-level courses in C#.In C#: A Programmers Introduction, the world-renowned Deitel & Associates training organization offers new and experienced programmers an accessible and practical introduction to the fundamentals of Microsofts powerful C# programming language. Like all Deitel & Associates books, this one relies on the exceptional DEITEL LIVE-CODE (TM) approach, which teaches every key programming concept in the context of fully-tested programs, complete with syntax highlighting, detailed line-by-line descriptions and program outputs. It features 152 LIVE-CODE (TM) programs containing more than 11,500 lines of proven, color-coded, fully annotated C# program code. Along the way, students will encounter more than 350 practical programming tips for building applications that are portable, reusable, and optimized for performance. The authors begin with an introduction to the basics of the Visual Studio (R) .NET integrated development environment, then move on to basic C# features and techniques, including control structures, methods and arrays. They offer a detailed, exceptionally accessible treatment of object-based and object-oriented programming, followed by practical coverage of both exception handling and graphical user interface programming. The book concludes with introductions to the key technologies needed to build next-generation XML Web services-including ASP.NET, ADO.NET, and XML.show more

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  • Paperback | 928 pages
  • 180 x 230 x 44mm | 1,378.91g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130461326
  • 9780130461322

About Harvey M. Deitel

Dr. Harvey M. Deitel, Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer of Deitel & Associates, Inc., has 41 years' experience in the computing field, including extensive industry and academic experience. Dr. Deitel earned B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from Boston University. He worked on the pioneering virtual-memory operating-systems projects at IBM and MIT that developed techniques now widely implemented in systems such as Unix, Linux? and Windows XP. He has 20 years of college teaching experience, including earning tenure and serving as the Chairman of the Computer Science Department at Boston College before founding Deitel & Associates, Inc., with his son, Paul J. Deitel. He is the author or co-author of several dozen books and multimedia packages and is writing many more. With translations published in Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, French, Polish, Italian, Portuguese and Greek, Dr. Deitel's texts have earned international recognition. Dr. Deitel has delivered professional seminars to major corporations, and to government organizations and various branches of the military.Paul J. Deitel, CEO and Chief Technical Officer of Deitel & Associates, Inc., is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management, where he studied Information Technology. Through Deitel & Associates, Inc., he has delivered Java, C, C++ and Internet and World Wide Web programming courses to industry clients including Compaq, Sun Microsystems, White Sands Missile Range, Rogue Wave Software, Boeing, Dell, Stratus, Fidelity, Cambridge Technology Partners, Open Environment Corporation, One Wave, Hyperion Software, Lucent Technologies, Adra Systems, Entergy, CableData Systems, NASA at the Kennedy Space Center, the National Severe Storms Laboratory, IBM and many other organizations. He has lectured on C++ and Java for the Boston Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery and has taught satellite-based Java courses through a cooperative venture of Deitel & Associates, Inc., Prentice Hall and the Technology Education Network. He and his father, Dr. Harvey M. Deitel, are the world's best-selling programming language textbook authors.Tem R. Nieto, Director of Product Development of Deitel & Associates, Inc., is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he studied engineering and computing. Through Deitel & Associates, Inc., he has delivered courses for industry clients including Sun Microsystems, Compaq, EMC, Stratus, Fidelity, NASDAQ, Art Technology, Progress Software, Toys "R" Us, Operational Support Facility of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Nynex, Motorola, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Banyan, Schlumberger, University of Notre Dame, NASA, Hewlett-Packard, various military installations and many others. He has co-authored numerous books and multimedia packages with the Deitels and has contributed to virtually every Deitel & Associates, Inc., publication.Cheryl H. Yaeger, Director of Microsoft Software Publications with Deitel & Associates, Inc., graduated from Boston University in three years with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science. Cheryl has co-authored various Deitel & Associates publications, including C# How to Program, C# A Programmer's Introduction, C# for Experienced Programmers and Visual Basic .NET for Experienced Programmers as well as contributed to other Deitel publications including Perl How to Program, Wireless Internet & Mobile Business How to Program, Internet and World Wide Web How to Program, Second Edition and Visual Basic .NET How to Program, Second Edition.About Deitel & Associates, Inc.Deitel & Associates, Inc., is an internationally recognized corporate instructor-led training and content-creation organization specializing in Internet/World Wide Web software technology, e-business/e-commerce software technology, object technology and computer programming languages education. The company provides courses in Internet and World Wide Web programming, wireless Internet programming, Web services (in both Java and .NET languages), object technology, and major programming languages and platforms, such as Visual Basic .NET, C#, Visual C++ .NET, Java, Advanced Java, C, C++, XML, Perl, Python, ASP .NET, ADO .NET and more. Deitel & Associates, Inc., was founded by Dr. Harvey M. Deitel and Paul J. Deitel, the world's leading programming-language textbook authors. The company's clients include many of the largest computer companies, government agencies, branches of the military and business organizations. Through its 25-year publishing partnership with Prentice Hall, Deitel & Associates, Inc., publishes leading-edge programming textbooks, professional books, interactive CD-ROM-based multimedia Cyber Classrooms, Complete Training Courses, e-books, e-matter, Web-based training courses and course management systems e-content. Deitel & Associates, Inc., and the authors can be reached via e-mail at: deitel@deitel.comTo learn more about Deitel & Associates, Inc., its publications and its worldwide corporate on-site curriculum, see the last few pages of this book or visit:www.deitel.comIndividuals wishing to purchase Deitel books, Cyber Classrooms, Complete Training Courses and Web-based training courses can do so through bookstores, online booksellers and: www.deitel.comwww.prenhall.com/deitelwww.InformIT.com/deitelwww.InformIT.com/cyberclassroomsBulk orders by corporations and academic institutions should be placed directly with Prentice Hall. See the last few pages of this book for worldwide ordering details. To follow the Deitel publishing program, please register at www.deitel.com/newsletter/subscribe.htmlThe World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)Deitel & Associates, Inc., is a member of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). The W3C was founded in 1994 "to develop common protocols for the evolution of the World Wide Web." As a W3C member, Deitel & Associates, Inc., holds a seat on the W3C Advisory Committee (the company's representative is our CEO and Chief Technology Officer, Paul Deitel). Advisory Committee members help provide "strategic direction" to the W3C through meetings held around the world. Member organizations also help develop standards recommendations for Web technologies (such as XHTML, XML and many others) through participation in W3C activities and groups. Membership in the W3C is intended for companies and large organizations. To obtain information on becoming a member of the W3C visit www.w3.org/Consortium/Prospectus/Joiningshow more

Table of contents

Preface. 1. Introduction to .NET and C#. 2. Introduction to the Visual Studio .NET IDE. 3. Introduction to C# Programming. 4. Control Structures: Part 1. 5. Control Structures: Part 2. 6. Methods. 7. Arrays. 8. Object-Based Programming. 9. Object-Oriented Programming: Inheritance. 10. Exception Handling. 11. Graphical User Interface Concepts. 12. Multithreading. 13. Strings and Characters. 14. Graphics. 15. Files and Streams. 16. Database, SQL and ADO .NET. 17. ASP .NET, Web Forms and Web Controls. 18. Extensible Markup Language (XML). 19. ASP .NET and Web Services. 20. Networking: Streams-Based Sockets. 21. FCL Collections. 22. Accessibility. 23. Mobile Internet Toolkit. Appendix A. Operator Precedence Chart. Appendix B. Number Systems. Appendix C. Career Opportunities. Appendix D. Visual Studio .NET Debugger. Appendix E. ASCII Character Set. Appendix F. Unicode. Appendix G. Introduction to HyperText Markup Language 4: Part 1. Appendix H. Introduction to HyperText Markup Language 4: Part 2. Appendix I. HTML Special Characters. Appendix J. HTML Colors. Appendix K. Crystal Reports for Visual Studio .NET.show more

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