The C# Programming Language

Duration: 
5 days
Codes: 
C

Overview

Microsoft's .NET Framework presents developers with unprecedented opportunities. From web applications to desktop and mobile platform applications – all can be built with equal ease, using substantially the same skill-set.

Audience

The course provides a starting point for delegates wishing to undertake Microsoft exam 70-483 - Programming in C# although further study is likely to be required before sitting the exam.

Course Outline

  • But to make the most of this potential, developers must have a thorough grasp of core language skills and OO programming concepts.

Module 1: Introduction to Object Orientation

  • This ensures all delegates have a grounding in the principles of Object Orientation.

Module 2: OO and C Sharp

  • Get started on how C# implements Object Orientation

Module 3: Introduction to .NET Visual Studio & C#

  • The .NET Framework; The Common Language Runtime; The Common Type System
  • C# Features; Introduction to namespaces and assemblies
  • Get to know your way around Visual Studio

Module 4: Syntax I

  • Conversion; Arithmetic and other operators
  • Flow of control constructs
  • Passing parameters by value, by reference, named and optional parameters

Module 5: Syntax 2

  • Type concepts; Classes; Reference types
  • Fields, properties and methods
  • Accessibility modifiers
  • Object initialisation, Constructors and Constructor chaining
  • Instance members; Keyword 'this'
  • The 'null' reference
  • const & readonly
  • Enumerated types
  • Arrays

Module 6: Collections

  • Generic Collections
  • Iterating collections
  • Indexers

Module 7: Inheritance & Polymorphism

  • Concept of inheritance; Substitutability; Extending a simple class
  • 'virtual', 'override' and 'sealed' modifiers
  • Polymorphism
  • Abstract classes
  • Upcasting and safe downcasting

Module 8: Interfaces

  • Polymorphism with interfaces
  • Multiple interfaces

Module 9: Delegates and Lambdas

  • Delegates explained
  • Working with delegates
  • Creating your own delegate types
  • The evolution of Lambdas from anonymous delegates

Module 10: Generic Delegates

  • Using the framework-supplied generic delegates

Module 11: LINQ

  • The language features behind LINQ
  • The LINQ API and query pattern
  • Grouping and Joins

Module 12: Handling Exceptions

  • Errors vs. Exceptions
  • The 'try', 'catch', 'finally' paradigm
  • Using 'throw'
  • Creating your own exceptions
  • 'checked' and 'unchecked' expressions.

Module 13: Consuming Events

  • Understanding events in .NET
  • Writing event handlers

Module 14: Producing Events

  • The event conventions
  • Raising custom events

Module 15: Garbage Collection

  • Garbage collection and its impact
  • Finalizers; The 'Dispose' pattern; IDisposable
  • The 'using' statement

Module 16: Reverse Engineer

  • At the end of the course we reverse-engineer the resultant code and compare the results to the Class Diagram we produced near the beginning of the course.

Module 17: The Way Ahead

  • Review
  • Follow-on courses
  • Appendix Module A: LINQ to Xml
  • Producing and consuming XML using LINQ

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