Object-Oriented Programming in C# (Visual Studio 2013)

Course Description

This thorough and comprehensive course is a practical introduction to programming in C#, utilizing the services provided by .NET. This course emphasizes the C# language. It is current to Visual Studio 2013 and .NET 4.5.1.
5 days
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Prerequisites

This course is intended to be fully accessible to programmers who do not already have a strong background in object-oriented programming in C-like languages, such as C++ or Java. It is ideal, for example, for Visual Basic 6 or COBOL programmers who desire to learn C#.

NET: What You Need To Know

.NET Executables and the CLR
A .NET Testbed for C# Programming
Using Visual Studio 2013

First C# Programs

Hello, World
Namespaces
Variables and Expressions
Using C# as a Calculator
Input/Output in C#
.NET Framework Class Library

Data Types in C#

Data Types
Integer Types
Floating Point Types
Decimal Type
Characters and Strings
Boolean Type
Conversions
Nullable Types

Operators and Expressions

Operator Cardinality
Arithmetic Operators
Relational Operators
Logical Operators
Bitwise Operators
Assignment Operators
Expressions
Checked and Unchecked

Control Structures

If Tests
Loops
Arrays
Foreach
More about Control Flow
Switch

Object-Oriented Programming

Objects
Classes
Inheritance
Polymorphism
Object-Oriented Languages
Components

Classes

Classes as Structured Data
Methods
Constructors and Initialization
Static Fields and Methods
Constant and Readonly

More about Types

Overview of Types in C#
Value Types
Boxing and Unboxing
Reference Types
Implicitly Typed Variables

Methods, Properties and Operators

Methods
Parameter Passing
Method Overloading
Variable-Length Parameter Lists
Properties
Auto-Implemented Properties
Operator Overloading

Characters and Strings

Characters
Strings
String Input
String Methods
StringBuilder Class
Programming with Strings

Arrays and Indexers

Arrays
System.Array
Random Number Generation
Jagged Arrays
Rectangular Arrays
Arrays as Collections
Bank Case Study—Step 1
Indexers

Inheritance

Single Inheritance
Access Control
Method Hiding
Initialization
Bank Case Study—Step 2

Virtual Methods and Polymorphism

Virtual Methods and Dynamic Binding
Method Overriding
Fragile Base Class Problem
Polymorphism
Abstract Classes
Sealed Classes
Heterogeneous Collections
Bank Case Study—Step 3

Formatting and Conversion

ToString
Format Strings
String Formatting Methods
Bank Case Study—Step 4
Type Conversions

Exceptions

Exception Fundamentals
Structured Exception Handling
User-Defined Exception Classes
Inner Exceptions
Bank Case Study—Step 5

Interfaces

Interface Fundamentals
Programming with Interfaces
Using Interfaces at Runtime
Bank Case Study—Step 6
Resolving Ambiguities

.NET Interfaces and Collections

Collections
Bank Case Study—Step 7
IEnumerable and IEnumerator
Copy Semantics and ICloneable
Comparing Objects
Generic Types
Type-Safe Collections
Object Initializers
Collection Initializers
Anonymous Types
Bank Case Study—Step 8

Delegates and Events

Delegates
Anonymous Methods
Lambda Expressions
Events

Introduction to Windows Forms

Creating Windows Applications Using Visual Studio 2013
Partial Classes
Buttons, Labels and Textboxes
Handling Events
Listbox Controls

New Features in C# 4.0 and C# 5.0

Dynamic Data Type
Named Arguments
Optional Arguments
Variance in Generic Interfaces
Asynchronous Programming Keywords

Electronic File Supplements

Supplement 1. Using Visual Studio 2013
Signing in to Visual Studio
Overview of Visual Studio 2013
Creating a Console Application
Project Configurations
Debugging
Multiple-Project Solutions

Supplement 2. Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
What Is LINQ?
Basic Query Operators
Filtering
Ordering
Aggregation

Supplement 3. Unsafe Code and Pointers in C#
Unsafe Code
C# Pointer Type

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