Microsoft® Visual C#® 2008 Express Edition: Build a Program Now!

Microsoft® Visual C#® 2008 Express Edition: Build a Program Now!
Published:March 05, 2008Language:English
Author:Patrice PellandTechnology:Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
Length:272 PagesISBN 13:9780735625426

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About The BookMake building new programming skills fun and fast with a quick-start, project-based approach!

In this lively, eye-opening, hands-on book, all you need is a computer and the desire to learn how to program with Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition. Featuring a full edition of the software, this fun and highly visual guide walks you through a complete programming project—a desktop weather-reporting application—from start to finish. You’ll get an introduction to the Microsoft Visual Studio® development environment and learn how to put the lightweight, easy-to-use tools in Visual C# Express Edition to work right away—creating, compiling, testing, and delivering your first ready-to-use program. You’ll get expert tips, coaching, and visual examples at each step of the way, along with pointers to additional learning resources.
Welcome to the companion content page for Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition: Build a Program Now!, which has content and links related to this book. For additional information, see the book's Introduction.
Code SamplesDownload the Code Samples (7.25 MB)
System Requirements
You'll need the following hardware and software to build and run the code samples for this book:
  • Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2, or Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2
  • Visual C# 2008 Express Edition
  • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) processor
  • 1 GB RAM (512 MB minimum)
  • 40 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space
  • Support for Super VGA graphics (for support for DirectX 9 graphics, see the recommended requirements at www.microsoft.com/windows/products/windowsvista/editions/systemrequirements.mspx
  • CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
  • Microsoft mouse or compatible pointing device
You'll also need administrator access to your computer to configure SQL Server 2005 Express Edition.
Installing The Code Samples
Follow these steps to install the code samples on your computer.
  1. After you download the code samples file, run the installer.
  2. Follow the instructions that appear.
The code samples are installed in the Documents\Microsoft Press\VCS 2008 Express folder on your computer.
Uninstalling The Code SamplesFollow these steps to remove the code samples from your computer.

On Windows Vista
1. In Control Panel, click Programs
2. Under Programs and Features, click Uninstall a Program.
3. In the list of programs, select Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition: Build a Program Now!, and then click Uninstall.
4. Follow the instructions on the screen to remove the code samples.

On Windows XP
1. In Control Panel, open Add or Remove Programs.
2. From the Currently Installed Programs list, select Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition: Build a Program Now!, and click Remove.
3. Follow the instructions on the screen to remove the code samples.
Support InformationEvery effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the book and the companion content. As corrections or changes are collected, they will be added to a Microsoft Knowledge Base article. You can find Knowledge Base articles and other support options at the following location: Microsoft Press Book and CD Support Web Site.
About Patrice PellandPatrice Pelland is a development lead at Microsoft with more than a dozen years of experience designing software. He is also an experienced mentor and an instructor of programmers at all skill levels. Patrice is the author of previous editions of this popular title: Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Express Edition: Build a Program Now! and Microsoft Visual Basic® 2005 Express Edition: Build a Program Now!
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