C# - The Basics
by V. Mukhi, S. Shanbhag, S. Mukhi
Publisher: BPB Publications 2008
A comprehensive introductory C# book. It is written assuming no prior programming knowledge. It covers the basics, namespaces, constructors and destructors, components and databases, web enabling data, function overloading and inheritance, modifiers, virtual functions, properties and indexers, interfaces and structures, operator overloading, collection objects, attributes, the reflection API and conditionals, unsafe code.
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by Joseph Albahari
An extensive online book on multithreading in C#. This tackles difficult issues such as thread safety, when to use Abort, Wait Handles vs Wait and Pulse, the implications of Apartment Threading in Windows Forms, using Thread Pooling, etc.
- Ecma International
This Standard specifies the form and establishes the interpretation of programs written in C# programming language. It specifies the representation of C# programs, syntax of C#, semantic rules for interpreting C# programs, etc.
by Rod A. Smith, Jonas Nordlund - Wikibooks
C# is a multi-purpose computer programming language suitable for a wide variety of development needs. This book introduces C# language fundamentals and covers a variety of the base class libraries (BCL) provided by the Microsoft .NET Framework.
by Rob Miles - Microsoft Press
This material is an introduction to Windows Phone development for anyone learning to program. It assumes some knowledge of programming fundamentals, but will teach you programming concepts in the framework of Windows Phone development.