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C# Primer Plus by Klaus Michelsen

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Chapter 1. COMPUTERS AND COMPUTER PROGRAMMING: BASIC CONCEPTS

You will learn about the following in this chapter:

  • The fundamental nature of computers and computer languages and why this makes computer programming an exciting and creative activity

  • The fundamental computer hardware and software concepts necessary to begin learning about C#

  • How the computer hardware, despite its simple underlying bit operations, is able to stage sophisticated applications

  • Why modern computer languages like C# need compilers and why this makes programming much more enjoyable than with the early compiler-less languages

  • .NET and its significance when programming with C#

  • How C# and .NET solve some commonly encountered problems found with traditional approaches

  • How C# and ...

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