Effectively teach programming with Doyle's C# PROGRAMMING: FROM PROBLEM ANALYSIS TO PROGRAM DESIGN, 4E. This insightful introductory book highlights the latest Visual Studio® 2012 and C# 4.0 software with a unique, principles-based approach to give readers a deep understanding of programming concepts.
Respected author Barbara Doyle admirably balances principles and concepts, offering just the right amount of detail to create a strong foundation for beginning students. A straightforward approach and understandable vocabulary make it easy for readers to grasp new programming concepts without distraction. The book introduces a variety of fundamental programming concepts, from data types and expressions to arrays and collections, all using the popular C# language. New programming exercises and new numbered examples throughout this edition reflect the latest updates in Visual Studio® 2012, while learning objectives, case studies and Coding Standards summaries in each chapter ensure mastery.
While this edition assumes no prior programming knowledge, coverage extends beyond traditional programming books to cover new advanced topics, such as portable class libraries to create applications for Windows® Phone and other platforms. This edition and accompanying Instructor Resources provide everything you need to present a solid understanding of C# and programming fundamentals for your students' ongoing success.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Computing and Programming.
2. Data Types and Expressions.
3. Methods and Behaviors.
4. Creating Your Own Classes.
5. Making Decisions.
6. Repeating Instructions.
8. Advanced Collections.
9. Windows Programming.
10. Programming Based on Events.
11. Advanced Object-Oriented Programming Features.
12. Debugging and Handling Exceptions.
13. Working with Files.
14. Database Access Using LINQ and ADO.NET.
15. Web-Based Applications.
Appendix A: Visual Studio Configuration.
Appendix B: Code Editor Tools.
Appendix C: Character Sets.
Appendix D: Operator Precedence.
Appendix E: C# Keywords.