In the previous chapter, you looked at how the .NET Framework was developed and how programs execute under the framework. That chapter introduced you to the Visual Studio IDE, and you gained some familiarity with working in it. You are now ready to start coding! This chapter is the first of a series that will introduce you to how classes are created and used in C#. It covers the basics of creating and using classes. You will create classes, add attributes and methods, and instantiate object instances of the classes in client code.
After reading this chapter, you should be familiar with the following:
How objects used in OOP depend on class definition files.
The important role encapsulation plays in OOP.
How to define the ...