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Microsoft Visual C#: An Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming 7th Edition

Joyce Farrell

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  • Previous Editions 2016
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Overview

Guide beginning programmers through the fundamentals of the C# language using its most recent features with Farrell's MICROSOFT® VISUAL C# 2017: AN INTRODUCTION TO OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING, 7E. Approachable examples and a clear presentation help students build a strong background in both structured and object-oriented programming concepts. Students master critical fundamental skills that easily transfer to other programming languages. This edition incorporates the most recent versions of both C# and Visual Studio to ensure students have the latest skills necessary for professional success. Hands-on features, video lessons, new debugging exercises, programming exercises, and running case studies keep students actively engaged. Now available with MindTap, the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. Give your students hands-on skill practice with auto-graded lab assignments in a live integrated development environment directly within MindTap. A full selection of instructor support provides the tools to reinforce the solid programming skills your students need.

Joyce Farrell,

Joyce Farrell has authored several popular programming textbooks, including books on Programming Logic and Design, Java, C#, and C++. Her books are recognized for their clear, direct writing style and effective presentation. A well-respected instructor, Ms. Farrell has taught Computer Information Systems at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois; the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; and McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, Illinois.
  • THIS EDITION INTEGRATES THE LATEST VERSION OF VISUAL STUDIO AND C#. Content throughout this edition is written and tested using C# and Visual Studio 2017 to ensure students are well equipped and up to date with contemporary programming practice.
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  • NEW LANGUAGE FEATURES ARE HIGHLIGHTED. This edition provides content on new language features such as ref returns, local functions, digit separators, use of "this." Or "Me." on member access, and the expansion of usable governing types in switch expressions.
  • NEW PROGRAMMING EXERCISES OFFER A VARIETY OF FOCUSED PRACTICE. Each chapter contains several new programming exercises not seen in previous editions. For your flexibility in teaching, all exercises and corresponding solutions from the two previous editions are still available on the book’s companion website.
  • VIDEO LESSONS FOR EACH CHAPTER CLARIFY KEY TOPICS. Three or more videos created for each chapter and narrated by author Joyce Farrell build upon explanations from the book to help clarify even the most difficult topics. Videos are available for convenient download from the book's companion website.
  • STEP-BY-STEP PROGRAMMING EXERCISES ENCOURAGE HANDS-ON ANALYSIS AND APPLICATION. Detailed step-by-step programs encourage readers to analyze, test, and modify code written by others. Programming data files that accompany this edition allow students to easily run and modify programs as well as experiment with the C# or Visual Studio 2017 programming language without extensive keying.
  • END-OF-CHAPTER EXERCISES CLARIFY CONCEPTS WITH HANDS-ON PRACTICE AND TIPS. Review Questions, Programming Exercises, and Debugging Exercises offer numerous opportunities for students to practice and apply new programming skills. Intriguing and creative gaming exercises, designed to appeal to today’s students, also appear in many chapters.
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1. A First Program Using C#.
2. Using Data.
3. Using GUI Objects and the Visual Studio IDE.
4. Making Decisions.
5. Looping.
6. Using Arrays.
7. Introduction to Methods.
8. Advanced Method Concepts.
9. Using Classes and Objects.
10. Introduction to Inheritance.
11. Exception Handling.
12. Using Controls.
13. Handling Events.
14. Files and Streams.
Appendix A: Operator Precedence and Associativity.
Appendix B: Understanding Numbering Systems and Computer Codes.
Appendix C: Using the IDE Editor.
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