C# School: 14 lessons to get you started with C# and .NET
by Faraz Rasheed
Number of pages: 338
The book is divided in to three progressive levels. In the first beginner stage the author discusses the .Net Framework, C# Language Fundamentals and Object Oriented Programming. In the second intermediate section he goes into depth with Object Oriented constructs such as inheritance, polymorphism, abstract classes, interfaces, structures, enumerations and exceptions. In the third and final advanced section he delves into what is required to implement real world applications using C# with Base Libraries, focusing on topics such as Collections, Delegates, Events and Windows Programming with a number of control, as well as Data Access with ADO.Net, Threads and Streams.
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