Teach yourself how to build applications with Microsoft Visual C# 2012 and Visual Studio 2012—one step at a time. Ideal for those with fundamental programming skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for mastering core C# language features and creating working applications and components for Windows.
Discover how to:
- Work with variables, non-reserved identifiers, statements, operators, and methods
- Use the new application models provided by Windows 8 and the Windows Runtime
- Create interfaces and define abstract classes
- Manage errors and exception handling
- Use collection classes
- Work with databases by using DataBinding with the Entity Framework
- Respond to user input and gestures; gather input from devices and other sources
- Handle events arising from multiple sources
- Develop your first Windows 8 apps
Table of Contents
- Introducing Microsoft Visual C# and Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
- Chapter 1: Welcome to C#
- Chapter 2: Working with Variables, Operators, and Expressions
- Chapter 3: Writing Methods and Applying Scope
- Chapter 4: Using Decision Statements
- Chapter 5: Using Compound Assignment and Iteration Statements
- Chapter 6: Managing Errors and Exceptions
- Understanding the C# Object Model
- Chapter 7: Creating and Managing Classes and Objects
- Chapter 8: Understanding Values and References
- Chapter 9: Creating Value Types with Enumerations and Structures
- Chapter 10: Using Arrays
- Chapter 11: Understanding Parameter Arrays
- Chapter 12: Working with Inheritance
- Chapter 13: Creating Interfaces and Defining Abstract Classes
- Chapter 14: Using Garbage Collection and Resource Management
- Defining Extensible Types with C#
- Chapter 15: Implementing Properties to Access Fields
- Chapter 16: Using Indexers
- Chapter 17: Introducing Generics
- Chapter 18: Using Collections
- Chapter 19: Enumerating Collections
- Chapter 20: Decoupling Application Logic and Handling Events
- Chapter 21: Querying In-Memory Data by Using Query Expressions
- Chapter 22: Operator Overloading
- Building Professional Windows 8 Applications with C#
- Chapter 23: Improving Throughput by Using Tasks
- Chapter 24: Improving Response Time by Performing Asynchronous Operations
- Chapter 25: Implementing the User Interface for a Windows Store App
- Chapter 26: Displaying and Searching for Data in a Windows Store App
- Chapter 27: Accessing a Remote Database in a Windows Store App
- About the Author
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