The book is aimed at novice programmers who wish to learnprogramming with C# and the .NET framework. The book starts withabsolute programming basics. It then moves into Web and Windowsprogramming, data access (databases and XML), and more advancedtechnologies such as graphics programming with GDI+ and basicnetworking. The book is divided into sections including:
The C# Language:
Basic language skills using consoleapplication. Content moves from the absolute basics to fairlyinvolved OOP skills.
Windows Vista Programming:
Using basic Windowsapplications, reinforcing earlier OOP and debugging skills.
Putting together basic Webapplications, highlighting differences between Web and Windowsprogramming.
Accessing all kinds of data sources fromWeb and Windows applications, including SQL usage, XML, file systemdata, and Web Services.
"The fun stuff", includingWindows Presentation Foundation, Windows Workflow, WindowsCommunication Foundation, GDI+, networking, Windows Services, andso on.
The book makes complicated subjects seem easy to learn, and itinspires readers to investigate areas further on their own byproviding references to additional material, and exercise questionsthat require significant effort and personal research tocomplete.
on Jul 21, 2008