Learning to Program Using C# 2008

In this course, youll learn to use Visual Studio 2008 to explore the Visual C# language. The course starts with a quick overview of the .NET platform, examining assemblies, Microsoft Intermediate Language, Visual Studio profiles, XML comments, IntelliSense, and debugging. From there, youll learn all the language features that you must internalize in order to create full-featured Web or Windows applications that make best use of the .NET platform. Youll learn about data types, variables, and operators, along with all the important flow control structures. Youll work through several examples demonstrating the power of the .NET Framework, and dig into creating and consuming your own classes and objects. The course moves on to working with data structures, such as arrays and collection classes, before finishing up with discussions of generics, handling exceptions and working with delegates and events. The course concludes by introducing the new LINQ-oriented features added to the .NET Framework 3.5, including anonymous types, lambda expressions, and more. By the end of this course, you will understand the important basic concepts that will allow you to start creating the applications you need.
This course assumes that students have some programming background. No specific experience with Visual Studio 2008 or the .NET Framework is required. As with any such course, the more experience you bring to the course, the more youll get out of it. This course moves quickly through a broad range of programming topics, but it does not require any prior .NET skills.
3 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for developers who want to learn to program in C#.
  • Getting Started
  • Using the .NET Framework
  • Branching and Flow Control
  • Classes and Objects
  • Object-Oriented Techniques
  • Working with Arrays
  • Delegates and Events
  • Generics
  • Handling Exceptions
  • Collection Classes

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