Before You Begin

This section contains information you should review before using this book and instructions to ensure that your computer is set up properly for use with this book. We’ll post updates to this Before You Begin section (if any) on the book’s website:

Font and Naming Conventions

We use fonts to distinguish between features, such as menu names, menu items, and other elements that appear in the program-development environment. Our convention is to emphasize IDE features in a sans-serif bold Helvetica font (for example, Properties window) and to emphasize program text in a sans-serif Lucida font (for example, bool x = true).

A Note Regarding Software for the Book

This textbook includes a DVD which contains ...

Get Visual C# 2010: How to Program, Fourth Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.