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Visual C# 2005 How to Program, 2nd Edition


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- Up to the minute with Visual Studio 2005, C# 2.0 and .NET 2.0.

- Updated and enhanced coverage of XML, ADO.NET, ASP.NET and Web services.

- Extensive use of Visual Studio 2005's new visual programming tools that

tremendously reduce the amount of code programmers need to write in ADO.NET

and ASP.NET applications. These tools enable programmers to develop powerful

ADO.NET and ASP.NET applications quickly and easily.

Major pedagogic enhancements:

- Strong coverage of topics for both computer science students and


- Early classes and objects approach. This was widely reviewed and carefully

developed under the guidance of a large team of distinguished academic and

professional reviewers.

- Integrated GradeBook case study. We use this case study throughout

Chapters 4-8 as part of our early classes and objects approach.

- Integrated ATM case study. Professionals will appreciate this 90+ page

case study that teaches object-oriented design (OOD) with the Unified

Modeling Language (UML) 2.0.


  • Copyright 2006
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 1648
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-152523-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-152523-8

The complete, authoritative Deitel® Live-Code introduction to object-oriented programming with C# 2.0, Visual C#® 2005, ADO.NET 2.0, ASP.NET 2.0 and Web Services!  C# is one of the world’s most powerful object-oriented languages. This new edition, which is completely updated to C# 2.0 and Visual C#® 2005, uses a carefully paced early classes and objects approach.

This book is a must have for any C# student because of its thorough explanations, its carefully developed and commented examples, and its numerous and interesting exercises. The idea of introducing a bit of UML in each chapter through a case study is great and should be in every book! It’s the book I’ll recommend to my students! —José Antonio González Seco, Andalucia’s Parlamient

I’m glad to see the early treatment of objects done so well. The UML material is well explained and will help students better understand OOP. A comprehensive introduction to XML, and one of the clearest tutorials on Web services I’ve read, with great examples. An excellent chapter on generics. Explains data structures with a clarity that is hard to come by. —Gavin Osborne, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology

Overall fantasic coverage of inheritance.—Dharmesh Chauhan, Microsoft

The [optional] ATM OOD/UML case study is excellent! The implementation of the design developed in the early chapters gives the reader a fantastic model of a real world problem. You hit a home run with this one! —Catherine Wyman, Devry-Phoenix

Deitel has a real knack for presenting technical material with accuracy, clarity and brevity. —Harlan Brewer, University of Cincinnati

Excellent coverage of developing ASP.NET 2.0 applications, with plenty of sample code. The chapter on exception handling is one of, if not the best such chapters I have seen in the 50+ .NET related books I’ve read and reviewed. The chapter on Networking is one of the best I have seen. —Peter Bromberg, Merrill Lynch, C# MVP

A beautiful presentation of threads —Pavel Tsekov, Caesar BSC

A superb job of clearly integrating the theory of relational databases and SQL with the application of ADO.NET.—Harlan Brewer, University of Cincinnati

Visual C# 2005 How to Program, 2/e, includes comprehensive coverage of object-oriented programming in C#, and several major integrated case studies: the Grade Book class (Chapters 4—6, 8), the Time class (three sections of Chapter 9), the Employee class (Chapters 10—11), the optional OOD/UML™ 2 ATM system (Chapters 1, 3—9 and Appendix J), and three multi-tier, database driven Web applications–a guest book (Chapter 21), a secure book database (Chapter 21) and an airline reservation system (Chapter 22).

Dr. Harvey M. Deitel and Paul J. Deitel are the founders of Deitel & Associates, Inc., the internationally recognized corporate training and content creation organization specializing in C#, Visual Basic® .NET, Visual C++® .NET, Java™, C, C++, XML, Python, Perl, Ruby, AJAX, Internet, Web and object technologies. The Deitels are the authors of many other best-selling programming language

textbooks, including Java™ How to Program, 6/e, Internet & World Wide Web How to Program, 3/e and C++ How to Program, 5/e.  Visual C# 2005 How to Program, 2/e’s instructor and student resources include Web sites (www.deitel.com and www.prenhall.com/deitel) with the book’s code examples and information for faculty, students and professionals.

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Table of Contents


Before You Begin

1. Introduction to Computers, the Internet and C#

2. Introduction to the Visual C# 2005 Express IDE

3. Introduction to Visual C# Programming

4. Introduction to Early Classes and Objects

5. Control Statements Part 1

6. Control Statements Part 2

7. Methods: A Deeper Look

8. Arrays

9  Classes and Objects: A Deeper Look

10 Object-Oriented Programming: Inheritance

11 Object-Oriented Programming: Polymorphism

12 Exception Handling

13. Graphical User Interface Concepts: Part 1

14. Graphical User Interface Concepts: Part 2

15. Multithreading

16. Strings, Characters and Regular Expressions

17. Graphics and Multimedia

18. Files and Streams

19. XML

20. Database, SQL and ADO.NET

21. ASP.NET, Web Forms and Web Controls

22. Web Services

23. Networking: Stream-Based Sockets

24. Searching and Sorting

25. Data Structures

26. Generics

27. Collections

A. Operator Precedence Chart

B. Number Systems

C. Visual Studio .NET Debugger

D. ASCII Character Set

E. UnicodeR

F. Introduction to XHTML: Part1

G. Introduction to XHTML: Part 2

H. HTML/XHTML Special Characters

I. HTML Colors

J. ATM Case Study Code

K. UML Diagrams

L. Simple Types


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