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Sams Teach Yourself Visual C# 2005 in 24 Hours, Complete Starter Kit

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  • Copyright 2006
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-6682-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-6682-3

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Looking to break into C# programming? Sams Teach Yourself Visual C# 2005 in 24 Hours, Complete Starter Kit is a valuable resource. You will start by learning the basics of the Visual C# environment and begin to build working programs very quickly. As the programs become more complex, you will discover more of the advanced features of the C# programming language and the Visual C# tool.

Set with the practical goal of providing you with a solid foundation from which to grow and develop your C# programming skills, this book is perfect for use in a professional setting or for use with personal projects. The accompanying CD includes Visual C# 2005 Express Edition, a streamlined, easy-to-use development tool that makes Windows programming with C# fun. Jump in with both feet with the help of Sams Teach Yourself Visual C# 2005 in 24 Hours, Complete Starter Kit.

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Table of Contents

    Introduction    1

Part I: The Visual C# Environment

    Hour 1    Jumping in with Both Feet: A Visual C# 2005 Programming Tour    7

             2    Navigating Visual C# 2005    33

             3    Understanding Objects and Collections    61

             4    Understanding Events    83

Part II: Building a User Interface

    Hour 5    Building Forms--The Basics    103

             6    Building Forms--Advanced Techniques    125

             7    Working with Traditional Controls        153

             8    Using Advanced Controls    181

             9    Adding Menus and Toolbars to Forms    201

Part III: Making Things Happen--Programming

    Hour 10    Creating and Calling Methods    125

             11    Using Constants, Data Types, Variables, and Arrays    245

             12    Performing Arithmetic, String Manipulation, and Date/Time Adjustments    271

             13    Making Decisions in Visual C#  Code    289

             14    Looping for Efficiency    301

             15    Debugging Your Code    313

             16    Designing Objects using Classes    335

             17    Interacting with Users    353

             18    Working with Graphics    371

Part IV: Working with Data

    Hour 19    Performing File Operations    395

             20    Working with Text Files and the Registry    413

             21    Working with a Database    437

             22    Controlling Other Applications Using Automation    453    


Part V: Developing Solutions and Beyond

    Hour 23    Deploying Applications    469

             24    The 10,000 Foot View    479

                     Index    487


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