.NET Book Zero
by Charles Petzold
Number of pages: 267
This book covers everything that the C or C++ programmer needs to know about C# and the .NET framework. Object-oriented programming concepts are approached from scratch. Some programming experience with a C-family language is expected.
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by V. Mukhi, S. Shanbhag, S. Mukhi - BPB Publications
Introductory C# book, no prior programming knowledge is assumed. It covers namespaces, constructors and destructors, components and databases, web enabling data, function overloading and inheritance, modifiers, virtual functions, and more.
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.
by Svetlin Nakov, et al. - Telerik Software Academy
This book aims to provide novice programmers solid foundation of basic knowledge regardless of the programming language. The book covers the fundamentals of programming that have not changed significantly over the last 10 years.
- 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.