Microsoft Visual C# 2013 Step by Step

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Your hands-on guide to Visual C# fundamentals

Expand your expertise—and teach yourself the fundamentals of Microsoft Visual C# 2013. If you have previous programming experience but are new to Visual C# ...

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Overview

Your hands-on guide to Visual C# fundamentals

Expand your expertise—and teach yourself the fundamentals of Microsoft Visual C# 2013. If you have previous programming experience but are new to Visual C# 2013, this tutorial delivers the step-by-step guidance and coding exercises you need to master core topics and techniques.

Discover how to:

  • Create and debug C# applications in Visual Studio 2013
  • Work with variables, identifiers, statements, operators, and methods
  • Create interfaces and define abstract classes
  • Write robust code that can catch and handle exceptions
  • Display and edit data using data binding with Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
  • Respond to user input and touchscreen gestures
  • Handle events arising from multiple sources
  • Develop your first Windows 8.1 apps
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735681835
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 11/29/2013
  • Pages: 824
  • Sales rank: 64,861
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

John Sharp is a principal technologist at Content Master, part of CM Group Ltd, a technical authoring and consulting company. 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. He is the author of several popular books, including Microsoft Windows® Communication Foundation Step By Step and Microsoft Visual C# Step By Step.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Introducing Microsoft Visual C# and Microsoft Visual Studio 2013

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 8.1 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 from a Windows Store app

About the author

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