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Head First C#( 2nd Edition)
Author: Andrew Stellman

Publisher: O'Reilly
ISBN: 9789350230350
Pages: 860
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Most people who desire to learn the C# programming language often read through technical books, which are highly confusing for the novice coder. In this book, the authors provide key information on developing applications in no time. The book is presented in a way that can be easily understood by the readers.

Through the course of the book, the readers will gain sound understanding into coding using this language, from developing simple apps to advanced, utilizing C# 4.0, .Net 4, and Visual Studio 2010. In this book, there are also a number of hands-on labs that can help you to build and test apps as well. In the last lab, you will need to recollect all the skills you have learnt so far.

In total, the book contains 15 chapters, and an appendix, which is at the end of the book. The names of the chapters include Events and Delegates: What Your Code Does When You’re Not Looking, Get Productive With C#: Visual Applications, in 10 Minutes Or Less, Captain Amazing: The Death of The Object, and LINQ: Get Control Of Your Data, Enums And Collections; Storing Lots Of Data, Reading And Writing Files: Save The Byte Array, Save The World, It’s All Just Code: Under The Hood, Objects: Get Oriented!: Making Code Make Sense, Types And References: It’s 10:00. Do You Know Where Your Data Is?, Interfaces And Abstract Classes: Making Classes Keep Their Promises, Exception Handling: Putting Out Fires Gets Old, Encapsulation: Keep Your Privates.. Private, Inheritance: Your Object’s Family Tree, Review And Preview: Knowledge, Power, And Building Cool Stuff, Controls And Graphics: Make It Pretty.

In this second edition, the authors guide you into key aspects such as making software installable, web services for your programs, utilizing C# tools to store complex data, learn the working of objects, developing interactive interfaces, and developing apps using pre-built components in VB Studio 2010. In short, this book is a must-have for those who desire to learn the language from scratch or improve themselves at it.
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