C# 2008 For Programmers Third Edition Deitel® Developer Series

Book description

The professional programmer’s Deitel® guide to C# and the powerful Microsoft® .NET Framework

Written for programmers with a background in C++, Java or other high-level languages, this book applies the Deitel signature live-code approach to teaching programming and explores Microsoft’s C# language and .NET Framework 3.5 in depth. The book is updated for Visual Studio® 2008 and C# 3.0, and presents C# concepts in the context of fully tested programs, complete with syntax shading, code highlighting, line-by-line code descriptions, and program outputs. The book features 200+ C# applications with about 20,000 lines of proven C# code, and hundreds of tips that will help you build robust applications.

Start with a concise introduction to C# using an early classes and objects approach, then rapidly move on to more advanced topics, including the .NET Framework 3.5, LINQ, WPF, ASP.NET AJAX, WCF web services and Silverlight™. You’ll enjoy the Deitels’ classic treatment of object-oriented programming and the OOD/UML™ ATM case study, including a complete C# implementation. When you’re finished, you’ll have everything you need to build next-generation Windows applications, web applications and web services.

TheDeitel® Developer Series isdesigned for practicing programmers. The series presents focused treatments of emerging technologies, including .NET, Java™, web services, Internet and web development, and more.      

Practical, example-rich coverage of:

  • .Net Framework 3.5

  • Types, Arrays, LINQ to Objects

  • Exception Handling

  • LINQ, Object/Collection Initializers

  • OOP: Classes, Inheritance, Polymorphism, Interfaces

  • WinForms, WPF, XAML, Event Handling

  • WPF Graphics/Multimedia, Silverlight

  • Lists, Queues, Stacks, Trees

  • Generic Collections, Generic Methods and Classes

  • XML®, LINQ to XML

  • Database, SQL, LINQ to SQL


  • Web Forms, Web Controls

  • WCF Web Services


  • And more

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  • Pre-Publication Reviewer Testimonials

    “The ultimate, comprehensive book that teaches you how to program using the latest Microsoft technologies. Excellent explanations, lots of examples, all the necessary theoretical background and all the latest technologies for desktop, web and databases. The best overview of Silverlight.“

    –Kirill Osenkov, Microsoft

    “An excellent, true objects-first book. Excellent introduction to collections. The generics material is a real asset.“
    –Gavin Osborne, Saskatchewan Institutue of Applied Science & Technology

    “The early Introduction to Classes and Objects is brilliant. Coverage of ASP.NET 3.5 is exceptional. Includes a great introduction to ASP.NET AJAX.“

    –José Antonio González Seco, Parliament of Andalusia

    “Great chapter on polymorphism.“

    –Eric Lippert, Microsoft

    “Illustrates the best practices of C# programming. Teaches how to ‘program in the large,’ with material on object-oriented programming and software engineering principles.“

    –Mingsheng Hong, Cornell University

    “Excellent introduction to the world of .NET, using the Deitels’ live-code approach and real-world examples.“

    –Bonnie Berent, Microsoft C# MVP

    “Excellent chapter on exceptions. Very good chapter on Winforms GUIs.“

    –Marcelo Guerra Hahn, Microsoft

    “Perfect for professionals. Thorough introductions to the debugger and LINQ.“

    –Vinay Ahuja, Microsoft

    “The TV/video viewer will enthuse readers and help them see how complex graphics effects can be created easily in WPF. A good example of data binding in WPF.“

    —Ged Mead, Microsoft MVP, DevCity.Net

    “An excellent introduction to XML, LINQ to XML and related technologies.“

    —Helena Kotas, Microsoft

    “Good overview of relational databases. It hits on the right LINQ to SQL idioms.“

    —Alex Turner, Microsoft

    “Great overview of producing and consuming web services with WCF.“

    Product information

    • Title: C# 2008 For Programmers Third Edition Deitel® Developer Series
    • Author(s): Paul J. Deitel, Harvey M. Deitel
    • Release date: September 2008
    • Publisher(s): Pearson
    • ISBN: 9780137011797