C# and the .NET platform

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Apress, Jun 15, 2001 - Computers - 970 pages
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C# is the native language for Microsofts .NET platform. In this book, Andrew Troelsen shows you how to use C# for developing virtually every possible kind of .NET application. From Windows-based to Web-based applications, it's all here. This book includes detailed discussions of every aspect of .NET development and useful examples with real code.Relentlessly practical and complete,C# and the.NET Platformbegins with a brief overview of the C# language and then quickly moves to the key technical and architectural issues facing .NET developers. Troelsen covers the .NET framework intensively, and even includes coverage of trickier areas, such as proper thread usage. You will learn to use C# for GUI applications, and youll receive a complete discussion of Windows Forms and GDI+. This book contains useful discussions on how to use C# and .NET for Web development, Web Services, and data access using ADO.NET. Troelsen even includes complete coverage of the subtler issues involving .NET and COM interoperability.Written in the same five-star style as his previous titles, this book is to many the final word in C# and .NET development. See what the experts have to say:#1 in Programming Category at Waterside Conference At the 13th Annual Waterside Publishing Conference held in Berkeley, a panel of industry experts, in conjunction with Books 24x7 and Waterside Productions, selected Andrew Troelsen's book from among thousands to receive the prestigious 2003 Referenceware Excellence Award.Jolt Product Excellence Finalist Software Developmentmagazine announced Andrew Troelsen'sC# and the .NET Platformas a finalist for the 12th Annual Jolt Product Excellence and Productivity Awards. See: http://www.sdmagazine.com for further details.Interested in learning directly from the author? Check out Andrew's workshop courses .

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Andrew Troelsen is a partner, trainer, and consultant at Intertech-Inc., and is a leading authority on both .NET and COM. His book "Pro C# 2005 and the .NET 2.0 Platform" won the prestigious 2003 Referenceware Excellence Award and is now in its third edition. Also of note are his earlier five-star treatment of traditional COM in the bestselling "Developer's Workshop to COM and ATL" mirrored in his book, "COM and .NET Interoperability", and his top-notch investigation of VB .NET in "Visual Basic .NET and the .NET Platform: An Advanced Guide". Troelsen has a degree in mathematical linguistics and South Asian studies from the University of Minnesota and is a frequent speaker at numerous .NET-related conferences. He currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his wife, Amanda, and spends his free time investigating .NET and waiting for the Wild to win the Stanley Cup. You can check out his blog here: Troelsen's Tutorials