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Programming C# 5.0

Building Windows 8, Web, and Desktop Applications for the .NET 4.5 Framework

by Ian Griffiths

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After a dozen years of incremental changes, C# has become one of the most versatile programming languages available. With this comprehensive guide, you'll learn just how powerful the combination of C# 5.0 and .NET 4.5 can be. Author Ian Griffiths guides you through C# 5.0 fundamentals and teaches you techniques for building web and desktop applications, including Windows 8-style apps.

Completely rewritten for experienced programmers, this book provides many code examples to help you work with the nuts and bolts of C# code, such as generics, dynamic typing, and the new asynchronous programming features. You'll also get up to speed on XAML, ASP.NET, LINQ, and other .NET tools.

  • Discover how C# supports fundamental coding features such as classes, other custom types, collections, and error handling
  • Understand the differences between dynamic and static typing in C#
  • Query and process diverse data sources such as in-memory object models, databases, and XML documents with LINQ
  • Use .NET's multithreading features to exploit your computer's parallel processing capabilities
  • Learn how the new asynchronous language features can help improve application responsiveness and scalability
  • Use XAML to create Windows 8-style, phone, and classic desktop applications
  • Publication Details

    Publisher:
    O'Reilly Media
    Publication Date:
    2012

    Format

    • Kindle Book
    • OverDrive Read 4.1 MB
    • Adobe PDF eBook 18.3 MB
    • Adobe EPUB eBook 3.2 MB
    • Open PDF eBook 19.3 MB
    • Open EPUB eBook 3.2 MB

    Ian Griffiths (Author)

    Ian Griffiths is an independent WPF consultant, developer, speaker and Pluralsight instructor and a widely recognized expert on the subject. He lives in London but can often be found on various developer mailing lists and newsgroups, where a popul...

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