100% comprehensive, the C# Bible will have even beginning programmers up and running with Microsoft's new C# language quickly and easily. But this title does not stop at just presenting the C# language - it teaches practical application development in the new .NET Framework. Starting at ground zero, readers will benefit from veteran developer Jeff Ferguson's insight into topics that include:
• Background of C#
• .NET concepts
• Defining data with variables
• Building containers with arrays
• Writing expressions and statements
• Object Oriented Programming with C#
• Maintaining state with fields
• Defining behavior with methods
• Building WinForm and WebFom applications
• Using C# in ASP.NET
• Working with COM
About the Author
Jeff Ferguson is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) with over 10 years of professional software development experience. Jeff is a Senior Consultant for Magenic Technologies, a Microsoft Certified Solutions Provider Partner whose clients include Microsoft themselves. Jeff has extensive experience in n-tier application development with Visual C++, ASP, SQL Server and other related technologies, and has been working with the new C# language since the early pre-beta stages.
Jeff is active in the .NET developer community, and is a contributor to The Visual C++ Developer's Journal, a popular programmer's magazine.
Brian Patterson currently work for Affina, Inc., as a Technical Team Leader, where he is generally working with C++ on HP-UX or Windows development with any number of the Visual Studio languages.
Jason Beres has been a software developer for 10 years. He is currently a consultant in South Florida and works exclusively with Microsoft technologies.
Pierre Boutquin is a senior software architect in the treasury of a major Canadian bank, where he helps develop leading-edge market risk management software.
Meeta Gupta has a master's degree in computer engineering. She is presently working at NIIT Ltd., where she designs, develops, and authors books on a varied range of subjects.
Table of Contents
PART I: C# Language Fundamentals.
Chapter 1: An Introduction to C#.
Chapter 2: Writing Your First C# Program.
Chapter 3: Working with Variables.
Chapter 4: Expressions.
Chapter 5: Controlling the Flow of Your Code.
Chapter 6: Working with Methods.
Chapter 7: Grouping Data Using Structures.
PART II: Object-Oriented Programming with C#.
Chapter 8: Writing Object-Oriented Code.
Chapter 9: C# Classes.
Chapter 10: Overloading Operators.
Chapter 11: Class Inheritance.
PART III: Advanced C#.
Chapter 12: Working with Namespaces.
Chapter 13: Understanding Interfaces.
Chapter 14: Enumerations.
Chapter 15: Events and Delegates.
Chapter 16: Handling Exceptions.
Chapter 17: Working with Attributes.
Chapter 18: Versioning Your Classes.
Chapter 19: Working with Unsafe Code.
Chapter 20: Understanding Advanced C# Constructs.
PART IV: Developing .NET Solutions Using C#.
Chapter 21: Building WindowsForms Applications.
Chapter 22: Creating Web Applications with WebForms.
Chapter 23: Database Programming with ADO.NET.
Chapter 24: Working with Files and the Windows Registry.
Chapter 25: Accessing Data Streams.
Chapter 26: Drawing with GDI+.
Chapter 27: Building Web Services.
Chapter 28: Using C# in ASP.NET.
Chapter 29: Building Custom Controls.
Chapter 30: Building Mobile Applications.
PART V: C# and the .NET Framework.
Chapter 31: Working with Assemblies.
Chapter 32: Reflection.
Chapter 33: C# Threading.
Chapter 34: Working with COM.
Chapter 35: Working with COM+ Services.
Chapter 36: Working with .NET Remoting.
Chapter 37: C# and .NET Security.
Appendix: XML Primer.