Creating Class Members

A class is a place to store the code you write. Before you can begin writing Visual C# .NET code, you must start with a class. As mentioned in previous hours, a class is used as a template to create an object (which may have properties and/or methods). Properties and methods of classes can be either instance members or static members. Instance members are associated with an instance of a class—an object created from a class using the keyword new. On the other hand, static members belong to the class as a whole, not to a specific instance of a class. You've already worked with one class using instance members to create a form (refer to Hour 5, “Building Forms: The Basics,” for more information). When you double-click an ...

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