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Many successful programmers know more than just a computer language. They also know how to think about solving problems. They use "computational thinking": breaking a problem down into segments that lend themselves to technical solutions.
Code Clinic is a series of six courses where lynda.com authors solve the same problems using different programming languages. Here, David Gassner works with C#.
Each month, David will introduce a new challenge and provide an overview of his solution in C#, explaining how he broke the problem up into logical components, and revealing the difficulties he encountered. Challenges will include topics such as statistical analysis, searching directories for images, and accessing peripheral devices.
Visit other courses in the series to see how to solve the exact same challenge in languages like C++, Java, PHP, Python, and Ruby. And check back every month for new challenges.
Hello, and welcome to Code Clinic for C#. My name is David Gassner, and I'm excited to show you my solutions for the challenges proposed to the Code Clinic authors. In this monthly series, we'll explore creative and efficient ways to use C# to solve a range of problems. I'll describe some of the unique aspects of working with this language, and show you some tips on how to make your code run faster and be more reliable, as well as pointers on making it more readable.
If you search the Lynda.com library for Code Clinic, you'll find additional courses by different authors using other languages. Each Code Clinic author solves the exact same set of problems. So you can compare different solutions, as well as the pros and cons of each language. If you're looking for tips on better coding, or trying to decide on your next new programming language, you're going to love Code Clinic. So let's get started with Code Clinic for C#.
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