Beginning Object-Oriented Programming with C#

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 6, 2012 - Computers - 624 pages
The ideal beginner's guide to C# and object-oriented programming

Wrox beginners' guides have the perfect formula for getting programming newcomers up and running. This one introduces beginners to object-oriented programming using C# to demonstrate all of the core constructs of this programming framework. Using real-world situations, you'll discover how to create, test, and deliver your programs and how to work with classes, arrays, collections, and all the elements of object-oriented programming.

  • Covers exactly what beginners, even those with no prior programming experience, need to know to understand object-oriented programming and start writing programs in C#
  • Explains the advantages and disadvantages of C#, and tips for understanding C# syntax
  • Explores properties, encapsulation, and classes; value data types; operands and operators; errors and debugging; variables; and reference types
  • Shows how to use statement repetition and program loops, understand arrays and collections, and write your own classes
  • Also covers inheritance and polymorphism

Beginning Object-Oriented Programming with C# uses the tried-and-true Wrox formula for making this popular programming method easy to learn.

 

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Contents

PART I GETTING STARTED
1
xvi
14
CHAPTER
16
Understanding Objects
19
PART II UNDERSTANDING C SYNTAX
59
CHAPTER 18
63
APPENDIX
79
Understanding C Statements
81
PART III WRITING YOUR OWN CLASSES
225
Designing and Writing Custom Classes
255
Exception Handling and Debugging
295
xxii
322
Generics
327
PART IV STORING DATA
357
Using Databases
425
Using LINQ
459

Defensive Coding
101
Understanding Reference Data Types
109
INDEX
123
Making Decisions in Code
147
Statement Repetition Using Loops
169
Understanding Arrays and Collections
193
ADVANCED TOPICS
473
PRINTING AND THREADING
501
WEB PROGRAMMING
523
Answers to Exercises
539
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About the author (2012)

Jack Purdum, Ph.D., is an established author of more than a dozen programming books. Using his teaching experience as a professor of computer language instruction at Purdue University, he has identified common stumbling blocks for beginning programmers and knows how to teach concepts so readers can understand and code immediately.

Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.

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