If you're new to C#, this popular book is the ideal way to get started. Completely revised for the latest version of the language, Learning C# 3.0 starts with the fundamentals and takes you through intermediate and advanced C# features — including generics, interfaces, delegates, lambda expressions, and LINQ. You'll also learn how to build Windows applications and handle data with C#.
No previous programming experience is required — in fact, if you've never written a line of code in your life, bestselling authors Jesse Liberty and Brian MacDonald will show you how it's done. Each chapter offers a self-contained lesson to help you master key concepts, with plenty of annotated examples, illustrations, and a concise summary.
With this book, you will:Learn how to program as you learn C#Grasp the principles of object-oriented programming through C#Discover how to use the latest features in C# 3.0 and the .NET 3.5 Framework–including LINQ and the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)Create Windows applications and data-driven applications
You'll also find a unique Test Your Knowledge section in each chapter, with practical exercises and review quizzes, so you can practice new skills and test your understanding. If you're ready to dive into C# and .NET programming, this book is a great way to quickly get up to speed.
- Paperback: 694 pages
- Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 3rd edition (November 28, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0596521065
- ISBN-13: 978-0596521066
- Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 1.6 x 9.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2 pounds
- Customer Reviews: 4.4 out of 5 stars32 customer ratings