Professional C# 2008
Updated for .NET 3.5 and Visual Studio® 2008, this book is the ultimate guide to C# 2008 and its environment. Beginning with a look into the architecture and methodology of .NET, the team of superlative authors explains why the C# language cannot be viewed in isolation, but rather, must be considered in parallel with the .NET Framework. After gaining an understanding of the foundation of C#, you'll then go on to examine the fundamentals of C# programming with each successive chapter.
New examples provide helpful explanations on how to use C# to solve various tasks. Plus, completely new chapters on LINQ, SQL, ADO.NET entities, Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Workflow Foundation, Windows Presentation Foundation, arrays, system transactions, tracing, and event logging all deliver essential information to help you gain a clear and thorough understanding of all that C# 2008 has to offer.
What you will learn from this book
How to write Windows® applications and Windows® services
Ways to use ASP.NET 3.5 to write web pages
Techniques for manipulating XML using C#
How to use ADO.NET to access databases
Ways to generate graphics using C# 2008
Numerous C# add-ins
How to use LINQ to easily work with your SQL Server databases and XML
Who this book is for
This book is for experienced developers who are interested in learning the latest version of the number one developer language: C#.
Wrox Professional Guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.