Published in the year 2010, the second edition of this book, Head First C#, is aimed at enabling its readers gain knowledge about developing apps using the C# programming language.
Summary Of The Book
Most people who desire to learn the C# programming language often read through technical books, which are highly confusing for the novice coder. In this book, the authors provide key information on developing applications in no time. The book is presented in a way that can be easily understood by the readers.
Through the course of the book, the readers will gain sound understanding into coding using this language, from developing simple apps to advanced, utilizing C# 4.0, .Net 4, and Visual Studio 2010. In this book, there are also a number of hands-on labs that can help you to build and test apps as well. In the last lab, you will need to recollect all the skills you have learnt so far.
In total, the book contains 15 chapters, and an appendix, which is at the end of the book. The names of the chapters include Events and Delegates: What Your Code Does When You’re Not Looking, Get Productive With C#: Visual Applications, in 10 Minutes Or Less, Captain Amazing: The Death of The Object, and LINQ: Get Control Of Your Data, Enums And Collections; Storing Lots Of Data, Reading And Writing Files: Save The Byte Array, Save The World, It’s All Just Code: Under The Hood, Objects: Get Oriented!: Making Code Make Sense, Types And References: It’s 10:00. Do You Know Where Your Data Is?, Interfaces And Abstract Classes: Making Classes Keep Their Promises, Exception Handling: Putting Out Fires Gets Old, Encapsulation: Keep Your Privates.. Private, Inheritance: Your Object’s Family Tree, Review And Preview: Knowledge, Power, And Building Cool Stuff, Controls And Graphics: Make It Pretty.
In this second edition, the authors guide you into key aspects such as making software installable, web services for your programs, utilizing C# tools to store complex data, learn the working of objects, developing interactive interfaces, and developing apps using pre-built components in VB Studio 2010. In short, this book is a must-have for those who desire to learn the language from scratch or improve themselves at it.
About The Authors
The author of this book, Andrew Stellman, is also a well-known and highly experienced programmer.
Apart from this book, the author has written three other books, with co-author Jennifer Greene. These books include Applied Software Project Management, Head First PMP, and Beautiful Teams.
Andrew Stellman spent his childhood at New York, and attended the Carnegie Mellon’s School Of Computer Science. After completing his degree, the author had begun working at EMI-Capitol Records. He also studied cello and jazz bass guitar at LaGuardia High School Of Music and Art and the Performing Arts. Besides authoring books, the author spends a great deal of time coding, playing music and video games, and learning taiji and aikido.
Jennifer Greene is a highly experienced programmer as well as author.
Greene has a vast experience of 15 years in the software industry, developing software applications for a number of organizations. From start-up companies to large ones, the author has worked with them, playing different key roles. Presently, she is in-charge of a large group of workers for a global media organization. In the year 2003, she started the company named Stellman & Greene Consulting, along with Andrew Stellman.
Greene and Stellman also speak at seminars and workshops, teaching on key aspects of managing teams, developing software and development practices.
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