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Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Express Edition Programming for the Absolute Beginner

Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Express Edition Programming for the Absolute Beginner

ISBN 13: 9781592008186

ISBN 10: 1592008186

Author: Aneesha Bakharia

Pages: 360

Published: 12/21/2005

Print Book Price: $29.99 Add to cart

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Description
Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Express Edition Programming for the Absolute Beginner provides beginner programmers with programming instruction using Visual C# 2005 Express Edition as a foundation language. Written for the entry-level, non-professional programmer, the book assumes no prior programming or scripting experience. Visual C# 2005 Express Edition is a simple, lightweight, integrated development environment designed for beginning programmers and non-professional developers interested in building Windows Forms, class libraries, and console-based applications. It enjoys strong Microsoft support, has a dedicated user community, and is taught to students in universities throughout the United States as an entry-level programming language. Written in a straight-forward style, using a games-based approach that makes learning beginning-level programming fun and easy, Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Express Edition Programming for the Absolute Beginner is the perfect introductory programming book.
Benefits
  • Written for the entry-level, non-professional programmer with little, if any, previous programming or scripting experience.
  • Provides beginner programmers with programming instruction using Visual C# 2005 Express Edition as a foundation language.
  • Serves as a primer for Visual C# development and uses a games-based approach that makes learning programming fun and easy.
  • Skills learned will provide a programming foundation upon which the reader can build by learning other programming languages.
  • All source code is included on the companion web site.
Author Bio
Aneesha Bakharia
Aneesha Bakharia is a web developer and accomplished author who specializes in creating dynamic database-driven web sites. She has a bachelor of engineering degree in Microelectronic Engineering and various postgraduate qualifications in multimedia, online course development, and web design. In addition to Ruby on Rails Power!, she has written several other books for Course Technology PTR, including Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Express Edition Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Dreamweaver UltraDev Fast & Easy Web Development, JavaServer Pages Fast & Easy Web Development, and Microsoft C# Fast & Easy Web Development. Bakharia is fluent in C#, Java, JavaScript, ASP.NET, JSP, HTML, XML, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and VB.NET. She lives in Queensland, Australia.
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Table of Contents
1. Getting Started with Visual C# Express
2. C# Basics
3. Controlling Code Flow
4. Designing a User Interface
5. Strings, Random Numbers, and Arrays
6. Drawing Graphics and Building Games
7. Designing Advanced Windows Forms Applications
8. Object-Oriented Programming for the Absolute Beginner
9. Working with Databases
10. Error Handling and Debugging
11. Reading and Writing Files
Appendix A: C# and ASP.NET Web Sites