C# developers, here's your one-stop guide to using this powerful programming language!
C# has grown up. It's a powerful language and fun to use, and this book takes you beyond the basics with discussions of Visual Studio, Windows Presentation Foundation, service-oriented development, web development, and a lot more. You'll go beyond just learning the language to discover all the things you can do with C#. Ready? Let's get started!
For the newcomer — if you've never programmed in C#, learn all the essentials in the first two minibooks
Delve into design — discover the key elements of databases, files, and graphics and how to design for security
Valuable Visual Studio — explore the use, optimization, and customization of this popular tool for building graphical user interfaces
Look ahead — learn about Windows Presentation Foundation, widely expected to be the Windows development tool of tomorrow
A range of services — gain information on various web services such as ASP.NET, WCF, and REST
Open the book and find:
Steps for creating a C# program
New capabilities of C# 5.0
An introduction to object-oriented programming
Important advice on writing secure code
Alternatives to using Visual Studio
Why Windows Presentation Foundation is the wave of the future