This new 7th edition of Pro C# 6.0 and the .NET 4.6 Platform has been completely revised and rewritten to reflect the latest changes to the C# language specification and new advances in the .NET Framework. You'll find new chapters covering all the important new features that make .NET 4.6 the most comprehensive release yet, including:
- A Refined ADO.NET Entity Framework Programming Model
- Numerous IDE and MVVM Enhancements for WPF Desktop Development
- Numerous updates to the ASP.NET Web APIs
This comes on top of award winning coverage of core C# features, both old and new, that have made the previous editions of this book so popular. Readers will gain a solid foundation of object-oriented development techniques, attributes and reflection, generics and collections as well as numerous advanced topics not found in other texts (such as CIL opcodes and emitting dynamic assemblies).
The mission of this book is to provide you with a comprehensive foundation in the C# programming language and the core aspects of the .NET platform plus overviews of technologies built on top of C# and .NET (ADO.NET and Entity Framework, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), ASP.NET (WebForms, MVC, WebAPI).). Once you digest the information presented in these chapters, you’ll be in a perfect position to apply this knowledge to your specific programming assignments, and you’ll be well equipped to explore the .NET universe on your own terms.
What youll learn
- Be the first to understand the .NET 4.6 platform and C# 6.
- Discover the ins and outs of the leading .NET technology.
- Learn from an award-winning author who has been teaching the .NET world since version 1.0.
- Find complete coverage of XAML, .NET 4.6 and Visual Studio 2015 together with discussion of the new Windows Runtime.
Who this book is for
This book is perfect for anyone who is interested in the new .NET Framework 4.6 and the C# language. Whether you are moving to .NET for the first time or are already writing applications using previous .NET versions, this book will provide you with a comprehensive grounding in the new technology and serve as a complete reference throughout your coding career.
Table of Contents
Part I: Introducing C# and the .NET Platform
Chapter 1: The Philosophy of .NET
Chapter 2: Building C# Applications
Part II: Core C# Programming
Chapter 3: Core C# Programming Constructs, Part I
Chapter 4: Core C# Programming Constructs, Part II
Part III: Object-Oriented Programming with C#
Chapter 5: Understanding Encapsulation
Chapter 6: Understanding Inheritance and Polymorphism
Chapter 7: Understanding Structured Exception Handling
Chapter 8: Working with Interfaces
Part IV: Advanced C# Programming
Chapter 9: Collections and Generics
Chapter 10: Delegates, Events, and Lambda Expressions
Chapter 11: Advanced C# Language Features
Chapter 12: LINQ to Objects
Chapter 13: Understanding Object Lifetime
Part V: Programming with .NET Assemblies
Chapter 14: Building and Configuring Class Libraries
Chapter 15: Type Reflection, Late Binding, and Attribute-Based Programming
Chapter 16: Dynamic Types and the Dynamic Language Runtime
Chapter 17: Processes, AppDomains, and Object Contexts
Chapter 18: Understanding CIL and the Role of Dynamic Assemblies
Part VI: Introducing the .NET Base Class Libraries
Chapter 19: Multithreaded, Parallel, and Async Programming
Chapter 20: File I/O and Object Serialization
Chapter 21: ADO.NET Part I: The Connected Layer
Chapter 22: ADO.NET Part II: The Disconnected Layer
Chapter 23: ADO.NET Part III: Entity Framework
Chapter 24: Introducing LINQ to XML
Chapter 25: Introducing Windows Communication Foundation
Part VII: Windows Presentation Foundation
Chapter 26: Introducing Windows Presentation Foundation and XAML
Chapter 27: Programming with WPF Controls
Chapter 28: WPF Graphics Rendering Services
Chapter 29: WPF Resources, Animations, Styles, and Templates
Chapter 30: Notifications, Commands, Validation, and MVVM
Part VIII: ASP.NET
Chapter 31: Introducing ASP.NET Web Forms
Chapter 32: ASP.NET Web Controls, Master Pages, and Themes
Chapter 33: ASP.NET State Management Techniques
Chapter 34: ASP.NET MVC and Web API