Chapter 1. Application Development

This chapter covers some of the fundamental activities you will need to perform when developing your C# solutions. The recipes in this chapter describe how to do the following:

  • Use the C# command-line compiler to build console and Windows Forms applications (recipes 1-1 and 1-2)

  • Create and use code modules and libraries (recipes 1-3 and 1-4)

  • Access command-line arguments from within your applications (recipe 1-5)

  • Use compiler directives and attributes to selectively include code at build time (recipe 1-6)

  • Access program elements built in other languages whose names conflict with C# keywords (recipe 1-7)

  • Give assemblies strong names and verify strong-named assemblies (recipes 1-8, 1-9, 1-10, and 1-11)

  • Sign an assembly ...

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