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Microsoft Visual C# 2013 Step by Step

By John Sharp

Published by Microsoft Press

Published Date: Nov 15, 2013


Your hands-on guide to Visual C# fundamentals

Expand your expertise—and teach yourself the fundamentals of Microsoft Visual C# 2013. If you have previous programming experience but are new to Visual C# 2013, this tutorial delivers the step-by-step guidance and coding exercises you need to master core topics and techniques.

Discover how to:

  • Create and debug C# applications in Visual Studio 2013
  • Work with variables, identifiers, statements, operators, and methods
  • Create interfaces and define abstract classes
  • Write robust code that can catch and handle exceptions
  • Display and edit data using data binding with Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
  • Respond to user input and touchscreen gestures
  • Handle events arising from multiple sources
  • Develop your first Windows 8.1 apps

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Introducing Microsoft Visual C# and Microsoft Visual Studio 2013
    • 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 8.1 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 from a Windows Store app
  • About the author


Microsoft Visual C# 2013 Step by Step

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