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
- 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
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