Sams Teach Yourself C# in 24 Hours
James Foxall, Wendy Haro-Chun
Sams Teach Yourself C# in 24 Hours provides readers with 24 structured lessons that provide a light, but thorough introduction to C#. James Foxall moves beyond the pure syntax covered in existing books, to guide readers step-by-step through a cohesive presentation of the basics of C#. Once the basics are understood, Foxall shows the reader how to apply this knowledge to real-world Windows programming tasks using C#. Each chapter contains exercises that reinforce the lessons learned in each chapter. Tips, Notes, and Cautions provide additional advice from the authors on how to get up to speed and programming quickly with C#. Sidebars provide the more experienced reader with tips that will ease their migration from Visual Basic 6 and Visual C++ to C#.
Table of Contents
Hour 1. A C# Programming Tour.
Hour 2. Navigating C#.
Hour 3. Understanding Objects and Collections.
Hour 4. Understanding Events.
II. BUILDING A USER INTERFACE.
Hour 5. Building Forms-Part I.
Hour 6. Building Forms-Part II.
Hour 7. Working with the Traditional Controls.
Hour 8. Advanced Controls.
Hour 9. Adding Menus and Toolbars to Forms.
Hour 10. Drawing and Printing.
III. MAKING THINGS HAPPEN-PROGRAMMING!
Hour 11. Creating and Calling Methods.
Hour 12. Using Constants, Data Types, Variables, and Arrays.
Hour 13. Performing Arithmetic, String Manipulation, and Date/Time Adjustments.
Hour 14. Making Decisions in C# Code.
Hour 15. Looping for Efficiency.
Hour 16. Debugging Your Code.
Hour 17. Designing Objects Using Classes.
Hour 18. Interacting with Users.
IV. WORKING WITH DATA.
Hour 19. Performing File Operations.
Hour 20. Controlling Other Applications Using Automation.
Hour 21. Working with a Database.
V. DEPLOYING SOLUTIONS AND BEYOND.
Hour 22. Deploying a Solution.
Hour 23. Introduction to Web Development.
Hour 24. The 10,000-Foot View.