Programming C#

Errata for Programming C#

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 10
First note at the top of the page

Java programmers take note: Main() is the entry point for every C+ program, similar in some ways to the Java main() method. should be: Java programmers take note: Main() is the entry point for every C+ program, similar in some ways to the Java run() method.

Anonymous   
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Page 70 & 71
class Tester Main() method on page 70 and explanatory text on page 71

Tester.Main() on page 70 uses DateTime property Now whereas the text on page 71 describe this as a method Now()

Anonymous   
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Page 195
Example after 2nd paragraph

The "For" statement is shown with a capital 'F', which won't work - should be a lower case 'f'.

Anonymous   
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Page 198
2nd example

'Capacity' is spelled incorrectly ("Capcity")

Anonymous   
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Page 202
Paragraph 6 "Before invoking Sort()..."

"ComparisionType" should be "ComparisonType"

Anonymous   
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Page 225
last sentence of page

"In Unicode (as in ASCII), a lowercase letter has a smaller value that an uppercase letter". should be: "In Unicode (as in ASCII), a lowercase letter has a larger value that an uppercase letter".

Anonymous   
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Page 230
above middle of page

"This extracts from x1+1 to the end of the line," NOW READS: "This extracts ix+1 to the end of the line," Page 252 First paragraph, last sentence ...assume you don't want to allow division by zero... NOW READS: ...assume you don't want to allow zero to be divided by any number...

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2004
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Page 267
3rd paragraph

Comparison on page 267 is written with capital C and on pages 268, 269, and 270 with small c. On page 271,272,273 Comparison is again with capital C.

Anonymous   
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Page 303
end of 2nd Paragraph

"ASyncCallBack" should be "AsyncCallBack" with a lowercase "s".

Anonymous   
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Page 351
Figure 12-14

The figure 13-14 does not show WinZip examining a cab file.

Anonymous   
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Page 354
Figure 13-18

Figure 13-18 is supposed to be a figure of the FileCopier Setup Project and its properties (as refered to by the second paragraph). Instead is it a figure of the File Copier form and its properties. Figure 13-18 is a duplicate of figure 13-8.

Anonymous   
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Page 375
5th code snippet

Semicolon missing at end of first line myCommand = new System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand()

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Page 375
10th line from the top

new System.Data.Sql.SqlConnection(connectionString); NOW READS: new System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection(connectionString);

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2004
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Page 386
5th line from the bottom

Remember that DataTable was... NOW READS: Remember that dataTable was...

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2004
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Page 510
Middle of page under 'Finding type methods'

System.Reflection.BindingFlags does not contain a definition for 'LookupAll'. Besides, 'GetMembers' did not use 'BindingFlags' in example 18-5 (It is from example 18-5 that this code is understood to be a clip of).

Anonymous   
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Page 575
Just below middle of page, in code snippet

The comment says "assign the decremented value and display the results". The value is not assigned in the code since it was assigned already. Also, the comment is inside the Incrementer() function, so it should say "incremented" value. This problem recurs in the code snippet at the top of page 577.

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Page 596
2nd line up from the bottom

Each buffer-ful of bytes is written to the output file. should be Each buffer full of bytes is written to the output file.

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Page 635-636
Ex 21-16, DeSerialize() function

The DeSerialize() function should not be in bold. Nothing has changed since the previous example.

Anonymous