Microsoft® Visual C#® .NET Step by Step--Version 2003

Microsoft® Visual C#® .NET Step by Step--Version 2003
Published:March 19, 2003Language:English
Author:John Sharp, Jon JaggerTechnology:Microsoft Visual C#
Length:672 PagesISBN 13:9780735619098

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About The BookSharpen your programming skills with this step-by-step guide—now updated for Microsoft Visual Studio® .NET 2003.

Build your dexterity with Microsoft® Visual C#®—and begin writing Microsoft .NET–connected applications—one step at a time! This practical, hands-on tutorial expertly guides you through the fundamentals—from learning Visual C# syntax to writing and running your first components, Web services, and applications. Work at your own pace through easy-to-follow lessons and hands-on exercises to teach yourself essential techniques. And stay ahead of the curve by working with real-world examples and best practices for Visual C# development.Discover how to:
  • Declare variables, define methods, and construct statements
  • Handle and trap exceptions
  • Use object-oriented techniques, such as inheritance and encapsulation
  • Manage resources and use the garbage collector
  • Build components, including properties, indexers, and events
  • Define operators to enhance class usability
  • Create GUI components and user controls
  • Access data sources using Microsoft ADO.NET
  • Write and manipulate XML documents
  • Construct Web Forms that display large volumes of data
  • Validate user input with Microsoft ASP.NET controls
  • Write, test, and deploy Web services CD features:
  • Code examples in Visual C# .NET 2003
  • All the book’s practice files
  • Fully searchable eBook
  • About John Sharp, Jon JaggerJohn Sharp is a Principal Technologist at Content Master Ltd., a technical authoring company in the United Kingdom. He researches and develops technical content for technical training courses, seminars, and white papers. Throughout his development career, John has been active in training, both in developing and delivering courses. He currently trains full time, conducting courses on subjects ranging from UNIX Systems Programming to SQL Server Administration to Enterprise Java Development. He has used his experience to create a broad range of training materials covering many subjects. John is deeply involved with .NET development, writing courses, building tutorials, and delivering conference presentations covering Visual C# .NET development and ASP.NET. He lives in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, in the United Kingdom.

    Jon Jagger is an independent software trainer, designer, and consultant specializing in Visual C# .NET, C++, Java, C, OO, patterns, design, and general programming. His work on this book also was done through Content Master Ltd. Jon is a U.K. C++ standards panel member and a regular contributor to the ACCU Overload journal. His interests include training excellence, design, simplicity, problem solving, and Monty Python (which he says is required knowledge for all software developers). Jon, his wife, Natalie, and their three small children (Ellie, Penny, and Patrick) live in a delightful 104-year-old house overlooking a seven-acre field of barley in a village called Trull (population 300). You can send him an e-mail message at
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