From the Publisher
Written by best-selling author Herb Schildt who has a proven track record with Java 2: The Complete Reference and C++: The Complete Reference.
Includes hands-on examples and projects throughout
Contains in-depth explanations, 1-Minute Drills, and Mastery Checks
Learn to create, compile, and run programs with step-by-step instructions
Learn hoe to utilize the debugger and project manager to improve an application's performance
From the Back Cover
Essential Skills for First-Time Developers
Expert programming author Herb Schildt has created the ultimate guide to C#, Microsoft's revolutionary new language designed expressly for .NET developers. Start programming as quickly as possible by learning to create, compile, and run a C# program. See how C# relates to, and interacts with, the .NET Framework, and cover all the C# essentials control statements, data types, arrays, strings, classes, objects, methods, and namespaces. Get full details on exception handling and the I/O system, and explore C#'s most innovative features, such as delegates, indexers, events, and properties. Start programming in C# the right way with this authoritative, step-by-step guide.
This Beginner's Guide Is Designed for Easy Learning:
Each concept is divided into logical modules (chapters), ideal for individualized learning.
Each module opens with the specific skills you'll have by the end of the module.
-Ask the Experts
Q;A sections throughout are filled with extra information and interesting commentary.
Quick self-assessment sections check your progress.
Example code annotated with commentary points to the particular technique illustrated.
Coding exercises contained in each module show how to apply what you are learning.
End-of-module reviews test your knowledge using short-answer, multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and simple coding questions.