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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 Platform begins 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# forgraphical user interfaceapplications, and you'll 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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781893115590
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 6/19/2001
  • Series: Intertech Instructor Series
  • Edition description: 1st ed. 2001. Corr. 3rd printing
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1008
  • Product dimensions: 7.45 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 2.15 (d)

Meet the Author

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 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 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 at AndrewTroelsen.blogspot.com.
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Table of Contents

About the Author
Pt. 1 Introducing C# and the .NET Platform 1
Ch. 1 The Philosophy of .NET 3
Ch. 2 Building C# Applications 43
Pt. 2 The C# Programming Language 91
Ch. 3 C# Language Fundamentals 93
Ch. 4 Object-Oriented Programming with C# 179
Ch. 5 Exceptions and Object Lifetime 231
Ch. 6 Interfaces and Collections 273
Ch. 7 Callback, Interfaces, Delegates, and Events 321
Ch. 8 Advanced C# Type Construction Techniques 355
Pt. 3 Programming with .NET Assemblies 393
Ch. 9 Understanding .NET Assemblies 395
Ch. 10 Processes, AppDomains, Contexts, and Threads 451
Ch. 11 Type Reflection, Late Binding, and Attribute-Based Programming 499
Pt. 4 Leveraging the .NET Libraries 537
Ch. 12 Object Serialization and the .NET Remoting Layer 539
Ch. 13 Building a Better Window (Introducing Windows Forms) 607
Ch. 14 Better Painting Framework (GDI+) 671
Ch. 15 Programming with Windows Forms Controls 743
Ch. 16 The System.IO Namespace 805
Ch. 17 Data Access with ADO.NET 843
Pt. 5 Web Applications and XML Web Services 933
Ch. 18 ASP.NET Web Pages and Web Controls 935
Ch. 19 ASP.NET Web Applications 1023
Ch. 20 XML Web Services 1059
Index 1107
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2001

    Foundation for C#/.NET

    I just got my copy and needed guidance on ADO.NET and how ASP.NET factored into C#. This book was HUGE in helping me understand the concepts. Practical, complete, and an great front-to-back reference. From the bio, it appears that Mr. Troelsen is a trainer for Intertech-Inc. The book's style clearly reflects that of an instructor.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2001

    Outstanding Book

    I have been anxiously waiting for Mr. Troelsen book on C# & .Net after reading his last book on COM/ATL. This book carries the same level of understanding and ability to boil the topic down into relevant & practical information on such a huge topic. I found this to be the type of book that you will not be able to code without and has save my 'arse' a few times already. I have had the good fortune to attend a class by Mr. Troelsen, and it is clear that he is a developer that has been in the trenches and understands what is important in real projects. If you like this book, I would recommend witnessing him in the flesh. Mr. Troelsen, thanks for sharing your insight with us and I look forward to additional topics, Soon.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 23, 2001

    Rock Solid C#/.NET Book

    I was in a hurry and needed to pickup some .NET related books before a biz trip. I swung by Barnes & Noble and picked up several titles on C# and .NET. Without question, this is 'The Book' on C#/.NET. The others were light, had fewer and simpler examples. This book includes detail and supporting examples in issues like COM interoperability, ASP.NET, etc. Highly recommended reading for the C#/.NET programmer.

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