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C# Programming for Absolute Beginners

Learn to Think Like a Programmer and Start Writing Code

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  • Is a well-paced, accessible, and practical guide to programming that starts at the beginning

  • Uses real-world examples distilled to their fundamentals

  • Helps you experience the joy of programming by solving satisfying problems

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  • ISBN: 978-1-4842-7147-6
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Table of contents (25 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxix
  2. Getting Ready

    • Radek Vystavěl
    Pages 1-9
  3. Data

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11
    2. Your First Program

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 13-34
    3. Dealing with Output

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 35-46
    4. Using Variables

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 47-57
    5. Working with Objects

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 59-72
    6. Using Object Actions

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 73-83
    7. More About Objects

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 85-95
  4. Calculations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97
    2. Input

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 99-111
    3. Numbers

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 113-125
    4. Economic Calculations

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 127-141
    5. Calculations with Dates

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 143-153
    6. Understanding Different Kinds of Numbers

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 155-169
    7. Accumulating Values

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 171-182
  5. Conditionals

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183
    2. Essential Tools

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 185-203
    3. Getting Started with Conditions

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 205-224
    4. Practical Conditions

      • Radek Vystavěl
      Pages 225-238

About this book

Get started using the C# programming language. Based on the author’s 15 years of experience teaching beginners, this book provides you with a step-by-step introduction to the principles of programming, or rather, how to think like a programmer. The task-solution approach will get you immersed, with minimum theory and maximum action.

What You Will Learn
  • Understand what programming is all about
  • Write simple, but non-trivial, programs
  • Become familiar with basic programming constructs such as statements, types, variables, conditions, and loops
  • Think like a programmer and combine these programming constructs in new ways
  • Get to know C# as a modern, mainstream programming language, and Visual Studio as one of the world’s most popular programming tools
This book is for those with very little or no experience in computer programming, who know how to use a computer, install a program, and navigate the web.

Radek Vystavěl started programming at a young age and has been doing it ever since, as well as sharing it with others. Having worked as both a programming teacher in college and privately, as a programmer, Radek started writing books on programming because many of his students had no previous knowledge of programming and he had difficulty finding a suitable textbook for them. Throughout the years he has gained a unique insight into what resonates when teaching beginners.

Keywords

  • C# 9
  • programming
  • programming for beginners
  • .NET
  • Visual Studio
  • Visual Studio 2019
  • Introduction to programming
  • learn programming
  • study programming
  • teach programming
  • learn C#
  • teach C#
  • Beginning C#
  • Microsoft C#
  • .NET Core
  • Visual Studio
  • C# step by step

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ondřejov, Czech Republic

    Radek Vystavěl

About the author

Radek Vystavěl started programming at a young age and has been doing it ever since, as well as sharing it with others. Having worked as both a programming teacher in college and privately, as a programmer, Radek started writing books on programming because many of his students had no previous knowledge of programming and he had difficulty finding a suitable textbook for them. Throughout the years he has gained a unique insight into what resonates when teaching beginners.

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook
USD 54.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4842-7147-6
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 69.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)