Programming C#: Building .NET Applications with C#

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Feb 22, 2005 - Computers - 672 pages
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The programming language C# was built with the future of application development in mind. Pursuing that vision, C#'s designers succeeded in creating a safe, simple, component-based, high-performance language that works effectively with Microsoft's .NET Framework. Now the favored language among those programming for the Microsoft platform, C# continues to grow in popularity as more developers discover its strength and flexibility. And, from the start, C# developers have relied on Programming C# both as an introduction to the language and a means of further building their skills.

The fourth edition of Programming C#--the top-selling C# book on the market--has been updated to the C# ISO standard as well as changes to Microsoft's implementation of the language. It also provides notes and warnings on C# 1.1 and C# 2.0.

Aimed at experienced programmers and web developers, Programming C#, 4th Edition, doesn't waste too much time on the basics. Rather, it focuses on the features and programming patterns unique to the C# language. New C# 2005 features covered in-depth include:

  • Visual Studio 2005
  • Generics
  • Collection interfaces and iterators
  • Anonymous methods
  • New ADO.NET data controls
  • Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Programming
Author Jesse Liberty, an acclaimed web programming expert and entrepreneur, teaches C# in a way that experienced programmers will appreciate by grounding its applications firmly in the context of Microsoft's .NET platform and the development of desktop and Internet applications.

Liberty also incorporates reader suggestions from previous editions to help create the most consumer-friendly guide possible.
 

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Contents

Building Windows Applications
Accessing Data with ADONET
Programming ASPNET Applications and Web Services
Putting It All Together
Part III
Assemblies and Versioning
Attributes and Reflection
Marshaling and Remoting

Structs
Interfaces
Arrays Indexers and Collections
Strings and Regular Expressions
Handling Exceptions
Delegates and Events
Part II
Threads and Synchronization
Streams
Programming NET and COM
C Keywords
Index
Copyright

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Jesse Liberty is the bestselling author of "Programming ASP.NET," "Programming C#," and a dozen other books on web and object oriented programming. He is president of Liberty Associates, Inc., for which he provides contract programming, consulting and on-site training in ASP.NET, C#, C++ and related topics. Jesse was a Distinguished Software Engineer at AT&T, and Vice President for technology development at Citibank.

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