C# and the .NET Framework: The C++ Perspective

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Sams Publishing, 2002 - Computers - 620 pages
Annotation Eases developer transition to the .NET environment This book will get readers up to speed quickly with regards to the .NET Framework Highlights how C# is similar to and different from C++ The author team has been working with C# and the .NET Framework since it was in alpha (about six months before being publicly announced) This book covers topics ranging from the general principles of .NET through the C# language and how its used in ASP.NET and Windows Forms. Written by programmers for programmers, the content of the book is intended to get readers over the hump of the .NET learning curve and provide solid practical knowledge that will make developers productive from day one. Robert Powell is Director of Engineering with Stingray Software. His work includes projects on the "Objective Studio" toolkits and a plethora of C# and ASP.NET based applications. Stingray software has been providing tools for MFC programmers for many years and is respected in the industry as an independent authority on Microsoft technologies. Richard Weeks is a Software Engineer at Stingray were he is currently building Client/Server infrastructure technology utilizing C#, ASP.NET and the .NET Framework.
 

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Contents

The NET Framework
5
The C Language
105
C AND THE NET FRAMEWRK
172
Windows Forms
189
C AND THE NET FRAMEWRK
371
Summary
421
Web Technologies
425
Component Usage
531
Component Usage
533
Index
607
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Bob Powell is an Englishman abroad. He currently lives in North Carolina with his wife Chrissy and their children Laurence, Mike, Robyn, Jeremy, Abigail, and Charlie. Currently, Bob is VP of Development at NetEdge Software Incorporated, a consulting company that provides .NET and C++ software design services. Bob's e-mail address is bob@netedgesoftware.com.

Richard Weeks is the CTO and Chief Architect for Crystal Sharp Consulting specializing in .NET applications development. Richard has been writing software for the better part of 10 years, specializing in C++, MFC, COM, ATL, and now C#. His major areas of interest include custom control development, compiler theory, distributed applications development, and design patterns. During the past 10 years, he managed to make time to earn his B.S. degree in Computer Science from Western Carolina University; it proudly hangs next to his G.E.D. When not working, he enjoys video games, go-cart racing, and good beer. Richard Weeks can be reached at rweeks@nc.rr.com.

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