Chapter . Introduction

With Microsoft’s introduction of the .NET platform, a new, exciting programming language was born. Visual C# is now the language of choice for developing on the .NET platform, and Microsoft has even written a majority of the .NET Framework using Visual C#. Visual C# is a modern object-oriented language designed and developed from the ground up with a best-of-breed mentality, implementing and expanding on the best features and functions found in other languages. Visual C# 2008 combines the power and flexibility of C++ with some of the simplicity of Visual C#.

Audience and Organization

This book is targeted toward those who have little or no programming experience or who might be picking up Visual C# as a second language. The ...

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