Using engaging examples and a clear, straightforward approach, Microsoft Visual C# 2008: An Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming, Third Edition, gives beginning programmers an updated guide to developing programs in the C# programming language. By focusing on C#, this book provides readers with a strong background knowledge of structured programming, method calling, and parameter passing, all of which are important concepts easily transferable to other programming languages. The Third Edition has been written and tested using the 2008 version of C# and includes a new chapter on database management and Language Integrated Query (LINQ). With this cutting-edge content, the book is an indispensable resource for anyone seeking a thorough understanding of object-oriented programming.
Joyce Farrell has authored several popular programming textbooks, including books on Java, Programming Logic and Design, C#, and C++. Her books are recognized for their clear, direct writing style and effective presentation. A well-respected instructor, Ms. Farrell has taught Computer Information Systems at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, Illinois.
1: A First Program Using C#. 2: Using Data. 3: Making Decisions. 4: Looping. 5: Using Arrays. 6: Using Methods. 7: Using Classes and Objects. 8: Introduction to Inheritance. 9: Exception Handling. 10: Using GUI Objects and the Visual Studio IDE. 11: Using Controls. 12: Handling Events. 13: Files and Streams. 14: Data Queries and LINQ. Appendices: A: Operator Precedence and Associativity. B: Creating a Multifile Assembly. C: Using the IDE Editor.