Sams Teach Yourself C# in 24 Hours
by James D. Foxall
Publisher: Sams 2002
Number of pages: 720
24 structured lessons that provide a light, but thorough introduction to C#. James Foxall moves beyond the pure syntax covered in existing books, to guide readers step-by-step through a cohesive presentation of the basics of C#. Once the basics are understood, Foxall shows the reader how to apply this knowledge to real-world Windows programming tasks using C#.
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