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C# Essential Training
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C# Essential Training

with Joe Marini

Video: Welcome

Hi! I am Joe Marini, and I'd like to welcome you to C# Essential Training. I've been working with C# since its initial release back in 2001. C# is a great choice for applications that run on a wide variety of Microsoft platforms. We will start off with the basics: installing the free C# development tools from Microsoft, understanding the basic structure of a C# program, and getting your first program up and running. Then we'll move on to more advanced concepts, like defining your own C# classes.
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  1. 4m 41s
    1. Welcome
      58s
    2. What you should know
      1m 20s
    3. Using the exercise files
      2m 23s
  2. 14m 48s
    1. Installing the Visual C# Express IDE
      3m 40s
    2. Creating your first C# application
      4m 46s
    3. Introduction to Visual C# Express
      6m 22s
  3. 27m 53s
    1. Overview of the C# language
      7m 32s
    2. Understanding the structure of a C# program
      10m 4s
    3. Compiling and running your code
      10m 17s
  4. 56m 54s
    1. Reading and writing from and to the Console
      6m 35s
    2. Writing conditional statements
      6m 48s
    3. Using the switch statement
      4m 32s
    4. Using operators and expressions
      10m 40s
    5. Using constants and enumerations
      8m 52s
    6. Using loops
      11m 13s
    7. Using functions and methods
      8m 14s
  5. 39m 34s
    1. Understanding data types
      5m 54s
    2. (Almost) everything is an object
      4m 10s
    3. Working with numbers
      9m 9s
    4. Working with characters and strings
      8m 49s
    5. Understanding variable scope
      5m 42s
    6. Understanding type conversion
      5m 50s
  6. 47m 40s
    1. Object orientation refresher
      8m 58s
    2. Defining a class
      9m 41s
    3. Using access modifiers
      8m 7s
    4. Defining properties
      12m 23s
    5. Understanding value and reference types
      8m 31s
  7. 32m 16s
    1. Working with arrays
      9m 40s
    2. Using array lists
      7m 7s
    3. Working with stacks
      4m 43s
    4. Working with queues
      4m 5s
    5. Using dictionaries
      6m 41s
  8. 36m 43s
    1. Overloading methods
      6m 42s
    2. Overriding methods
      8m 38s
    3. Creating abstract classes and methods
      6m 37s
    4. Using sealed classes
      2m 26s
    5. Defining structs
      4m 27s
    6. Using interfaces
      7m 53s
  9. 26m 57s
    1. Understanding exceptions
      6m 55s
    2. Introducing the Exception object
      7m 28s
    3. Creating your own exceptions
      7m 37s
    4. Re-throwing exceptions
      4m 57s
  10. 33m 59s
    1. Introducing streams and files
      5m 10s
    2. Working with existing files
      6m 49s
    3. Working with directory and disk information
      6m 15s
    4. Using the Path class
      6m 41s
    5. Reading and writing files
      9m 4s
  11. 40m 49s
    1. Using variable parameter lists
      5m 10s
    2. Using function parameter modifiers
      5m 41s
    3. Using optional and named function parameters
      7m 58s
    4. Using the C# preprocessor
      7m 10s
    5. Working with delegates
      6m 57s
    6. Handling events
      7m 53s
  12. 9m 5s
    1. How garbage collection works
      4m 38s
    2. The Garbage Collector object
      4m 27s
  13. 32m 11s
    1. Common compilation issues
      11m 55s
    2. Setting breakpoints and examining code
      11m 4s
    3. Using the Debug class
      9m 12s
  14. 1m 11s
    1. Goodbye
      1m 11s

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C# Essential Training
6h 44m Beginner Sep 16, 2011

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Take a tour of the foundational programming language at the heart of several Microsoft platforms, including Windows, ASP.NET, Silverlight, SharePoint, and Windows Phone, with author Joe Marini. Joe walks through the basic syntax and structure of the language, introduces object-oriented concepts, and shows how to define custom classes. The course also demonstrates using C# language features, compiling and running code, handling exceptions, reading and writing files, and addressing common compilation issues through debugging.

Topics include:
  • Installing the Visual Studio C# Express IDE
  • Creating a C# application
  • Reading and writing from and to the console
  • Writing conditional statements
  • Using loops
  • Exploring operators, expressions, constants, and enumerations
  • Understanding data types and type conversion
  • Working with variables such as numbers, characters, and strings
  • Defining classes and properties
  • Working with data structures such as arrays, stacks, and queues
  • Building abstract classes and methods
  • Handling, creating, and re-throwing exceptions
  • Setting breakpoints and examining code
Subjects:
Developer Desktop Apps Programming Languages
Software:
Visual Studio C#
Author:
Joe Marini

Welcome

Hi! I am Joe Marini, and I'd like to welcome you to C# Essential Training. I've been working with C# since its initial release back in 2001. C# is a great choice for applications that run on a wide variety of Microsoft platforms. We will start off with the basics: installing the free C# development tools from Microsoft, understanding the basic structure of a C# program, and getting your first program up and running. Then we'll move on to more advanced concepts, like defining your own C# classes.

I will also cover subjects like automatic memory management and reading and writing data files, and we'll see how to do all of this while using the free Visual C# Express development tools to build and debug your C# applications. So if you're ready to take a look at the foundation language for targeting Microsoft platforms then let's get started with C# Essential Training.

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