MS-10266 - Programming with C# using .NET Framework 4

This course is intended for experienced developers who already have programming experience in C, C++, Visual Basic, or Java and understand the concepts of object-oriented programming.
This course is not designed for new programmers; it is targeted at professional developers with at least 12 months experience of programming in an object-oriented environment.

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Before attending this course, students must have:
  • At least 12 months experience working with an Object Oriented language
  • Have C++ or Java knowledge:

- Creating Classes
- Inheritance and Abstraction
- Polymorphism
- Interfaces
- Exceptions
  • Knowledge of the Visual Studio IDE.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Introducing C# and the .NET Framework

Introduction to the .NET Framework
Creating Projects Within Visual Studio 2010
Writing a C# Application
Building a Graphical Application
Documenting an Application
Running and Debugging Applications by Using Visual Studio 2010

Module 2: Using C# Programming Constructs

Declaring Variables and Assigning Values
Using Expressions and Operators
Creating and Using Arrays
Using Decision Statements
Using Iteration Statements

Module 3: Declaring and Calling Methods

Defining and Invoking Methods
Specifying Optional Parameters and Output Parameters

Module 4: Handling Exceptions

Handling Exceptions
Raising Exceptions

Module 5: Reading and Writing Files

Accessing the File System
Reading and Writing Files by Using Streams

Module 6: Creating New Types

Creating and Using Enumerations
Creating and Using Classes
Creating and Using Structs
Comparing References to Values

Module 7: Encapsulating Data and Methods

Controlling Visibility of Type Members
Sharing Methods and Data

Module 8: Inheriting From Classes and Implementing Interfaces

Using Inheritance to Define New Reference Types
Defining and Implementing Interfaces
Defining Abstract Classes

Module 9: Managing the Lifetime of Objects and Controlling Resources

Introduction to Garbage Collection
Managing Resources

Module 10: Encapsulating Data and Defining Overloaded Operators

Creating and Using Properties
Creating and Using Indexers
Overloading Operators

Module 11: Decoupling Methods and Handling Events

Declaring and Using Delegates
Using Lambda Expressions
Handling Events

Module 12: Using Collections and Building Generic Types

Using Collections
Creating and Using Generic Types
Defining Generic Interfaces and Understanding Variance
Using Generic Methods and Delegates

Module 13: Building and Enumerating Custom Collection Classes

Implementing a Custom Collection Class
Adding an Enumerator to a Custom Collection Class

Module 14: Using LINQ to Query Data

Using the LINQ Extension Methods and Query Operators
Building Dynamic LINQ Queries and Expressions

Module 15: Integrating Visual C# Code with Dynamic Languages and COM Components

Integrating C# Code with Ruby and Python
Accessing COM Components from C#