This guide is geared towards experienced programmers looking to update and enhance their skills in writing Windows applications, web apps, and Metro apps with C# and .NET 4.5. Packed with information about intermediate and advanced features, this book includes everything professional developers need to know about C# and putting it to work.
Covers challenging .NET features including Language Integrated Query (LINQ), LINQ to SQL, LINQ to XML, WCF, WPF, Workflow, and Generics
Puts the new Async keyword to work and features refreshers on .NET architecture, objects, types, inheritance, arrays, operators, casts, delegates, events, strings, regular expressions, collections, and memory management
Explores new options and interfaces presented by Windows 8 development, WinRT, and Metro style apps
Includes traditional Windows forms programming, ASP.NET web programming with C#, and working in Visual Studio 2012 with C#
Intermediate to advanced technique coverage, updated for C# 2012 and .NET 4.5
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Written for novice programmers who want to learn programming with C# and the .NET framework, this book offers programming basics such as variables, flow control, and object oriented programming. It then moves into web and Windows programming and data access (databases and XML). The authors focus on the tool that beginners use most often to program C# 2012, the Visual C# 2012 development environment in Visual Studio 2012. Beginning Visual C# 2012 Programming offers beginners a guide to writing effective programming code following simple step-by-step methods, each followed by the opportunity to try out newly acquired skills.
Step-by-step instructions to programming with C# 2012
Written with novice programmers in mind, this introductory guide is all you need to get started programming with C# 2012 and the .NET Framework. The unparalleled team of authors draws on their years of experience working with C# and the .NET Framework to provide you with a helpful overview of these technologies, explaining what they are, the motivation for using them, and how they relate to each other. They then progress to cover programming basics, web and desktop programming, and data access. Step-by-step methods, fundamental examples, easy-to-follow instructions, and opportunities to try out your newly acquired skills round out this thorough beginner’s guide. Download eBook Free »
Assuming no prior programming experience, this beginner’s guide introduces you to object-oriented programming using the C# programming language to demonstrate all of the core constructs of this programming paradigm. Author Jack Purdum uses knowledge gained from more than 25 years of teaching experience to give you this thorough, yet easy-to-understand introduction to object-oriented programming with C#. Each chapter reinforces the programming philosophy and concepts of object-oriented programming, while real-world situations demonstrate how to design, create, test, and deliver your programs. With this engaging and motivating book, you will be eager to start writing programs right away.
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Wrox beginners’ guides have the perfect formula for getting programming newcomers up and running. This one introduces beginners to object-oriented programming using C# to demonstrate all of the core constructs of this programming framework. Using real-world situations, you’ll discover how to create, test, and deliver your programs and how to work with classes, arrays, collections, and all the elements of object-oriented programming. Download eBook Free »
Professional Cross-Platform Mobile Development in C#
Assuming no experience with mobile development, this book provides the fundamentals for building enterprise mobile applications in .NET/C# and Mono that can be delivered on all the major mobile platforms in the market today. The team of authors explains the technical considerations for building mobile apps while also addressing security and deployment needs. The featured real-world examples, best practices, and proven techniques round out the essentials of cross-platform mobile development and help give you an edge over your competition.
All the tools you need to build cross-platform mobile applications in .NET/C# and Mono
With employees, rather than the IT department, now driving the decision of which devices to use on the job, many companies are scrambling to integrate enterprise applications. Fortunately, enterprise developers can now create apps for all major mobile devices using C#/.NET and Mono, languages most already know. A team of authors draws on their vast experiences to teach you how to create cross-platform mobile applications, while delivering the same functionality to PC’s, laptops and the web from a single technology platform and code-base. Rather than reinventing the wheel with each app, this book provides you with the tools you need for cross-platform development-no new languages needed! Download eBook Free »
As PC processors explode from one or two to now eight processors, there is an urgent need for programmers to master concurrent programming. This book dives deep into the latest technologies available to programmers for creating professional parallel applications using C#, .NET 4, and Visual Studio 2010. The book covers task-based programming, coordination data structures, PLINQ, thread pools, asynchronous programming model, and more. It also teaches other parallel programming techniques, such as SIMD and vectorization.
Professional Parallel Programming with C#: Master Parallel Extensions with .NET 4
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Functional Programming in C#: Classic Programming Techniques for Modern Projects leads you along a path that begins with the historic value of functional ideas. Inside, C# MVP and functional programming expert Oliver Sturm explains the details of relevant language features in C# and describes theory and practice of using functional techniques in C#, including currying, partial application, composition, memoization, and monads. Next, he provides practical and versatile examples, which combine approaches to solve problems in several different areas, including complex scenarios like concurrency and high-performance calculation frameworks as well as simpler use cases like Web Services and business logic implementation.
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