Microsoft Visual C# 2012 Step By Step

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Teach yourself how to build applications with Microsoft Visual C# 2012 and Visual Studio® 2012—one step at a time. Ideal for those with fundamental programming skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for mastering core C# language features and creating working applications and components for Windows®.

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  • Work with variables, ...
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Overview

Teach yourself how to build applications with Microsoft Visual C# 2012 and Visual Studio® 2012—one step at a time. Ideal for those with fundamental programming skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for mastering core C# language features and creating working applications and components for Windows®.

Discover how to:

  • Work with variables, non-reserved identifiers, statements, operators, and methods
  • Use the new application models provided by Windows 8 and the Windows Runtime
  • Create interfaces and define abstract classes
  • Manage errors and exception handling
  • Use collection classes
  • Work with databases by using DataBinding with the Entity Framework
  • Respond to user input and gestures; gather input from devices and other sources
  • Handle events arising from multiple sources
  • Develop your first Windows 8 apps

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735668010
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 1/11/2013
  • Series: Step by Step Developer Series
  • Pages: 842
  • Sales rank: 449,081
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

John Sharp is the author of Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation Step by Step and Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Step by Step. An expert on developing applications with the Microsoft .NET Framework and interoperability issues, John has produced numerous tutorials, white papers, and presentations on distributed systems, web services, and the C# language.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Introducing Microsoft Visual C# and Microsoft Visual Studio 2012

Chapter 1: Welcome to C#

Chapter 2: Working with Variables, Operators, and Expressions

Chapter 3: Writing Methods and Applying Scope

Chapter 4: Using Decision Statements

Chapter 5: Using Compound Assignment and Iteration Statements

Chapter 6: Managing Errors and Exceptions

Understanding the C# Object Model

Chapter 7: Creating and Managing Classes and Objects

Chapter 8: Understanding Values and References

Chapter 9: Creating Value Types with Enumerations and Structures

Chapter 10: Using Arrays

Chapter 11: Understanding Parameter Arrays

Chapter 12: Working with Inheritance

Chapter 13: Creating Interfaces and Defining Abstract Classes

Chapter 14: Using Garbage Collection and Resource Management

Defining Extensible Types with C#

Chapter 15: Implementing Properties to Access Fields

Chapter 16: Using Indexers

Chapter 17: Introducing Generics

Chapter 18: Using Collections

Chapter 19: Enumerating Collections

Chapter 20: Decoupling Application Logic and Handling Events

Chapter 21: Querying In-Memory Data by Using Query Expressions

Chapter 22: Operator Overloading

Building Professional Windows 8 Applications with C#

Chapter 23: Improving Throughput by Using Tasks

Chapter 24: Improving Response Time by Performing Asynchronous Operations

Chapter 25: Implementing the User Interface for a Windows Store App

Chapter 26: Displaying and Searching for Data in a Windows Store App

Chapter 27: Accessing a Remote Database in a Windows Store App

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