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Introduction to Microsoft C# 2008 Tutorial

Microsoft's C# programming language first appeared in the early 2000s. Microsoft's design goals were to create a clean, concise programming language that was redesigned from the ground up based on the new programming paradigms that the Internet created. Over the past nine years, C# has become one of the most popular programming languages in the world. In this course, Mark Long introduces you to the basics of the C# language and gives you a foundation to continue to develop your skillset with C#. Work files are included. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.


Course Overview
History of C#
Programming Challenges
Visual Studio 2008 Versions

Visual Studio 2008

Visual Studio & Virtual PC
Getting Visual Studio 2008
Installing Visual Studio 2008
Visual Studio Tour pt. 1
Visual Studio Tour pt. 2
Understanding Solutions & Projects pt. 1
Understanding Solutions & Projects pt. 2
Your First C# Program
Commenting Your Code
Collapse & Expand Code
Code Snippets
Refactoring Code

C# Essentials

Data Types
Built-in Value Types
C# Variables
Casting pt. 1
Casting pt. 2
Understanding Scope
Expressions & Operators

C# Control Structures

Relational & Logical Operators
If Statements
Switch Statements
While Loop
DoWhile Loop
For Loop

Methods & Events

Coding & Calling Methods
Method Parameters
Event Handlers
Handling Multiple Events


Exception Basics
Catching an Exception
System Exception Classes
Throwing an Exception
Validating Data

Arrays & Collections

Array Basics
Using an Array
Array Data
Inserting Data into the Array
Two Dimensional Arrays
Jagged Arrays
Collection Basics
Typed & UnTyped Collections
Using a List pt. 1
Using a List pt. 2
Sorted Lists pt. 1
Sorted Lists pt. 2

Dates & Time

DateTime Basics
Formatting DateTime
DateTime Math


Debugging Basics
Edit & Continue
Using Breakpoints
Debugging Windows

C# Classes

OOP Basics
Creating a Class
Instantiating an Object
Class Tools
C# Structures
Class Indexers


Delegates pt. 1
Delegates pt. 2


Course Wrap Up
Additional Resources


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