This essential classic provides a comprehensive foundation in the C# programming language and the frameworks it lives in. Now in its 9th edition, you will find the latest C# 8 and .NET Core features, along with new chapters on Microsoft’s lightweight, cross-platform framework, .NET Core 3.1. Coverage of ASP.NET Core, Entity Framework Core, and more, sits alongside the latest updates to .NET Core, including Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). Not only does this book cover all of the latest features in C# 8, but all chapters and code samples have been rewritten for this latest release.
Dive in and discover why this book has been a favorite of C# developers worldwide for more than 15 years. Gain a solid foundation in object-oriented development techniques, attributes and reflection, generics and collections, and numerous advanced topics not found in other texts (such as CIL opcodes and emitting dynamic assemblies). With the help of Pro C# 8 with .NET Core 3 gain the confidence to put C# into practice and explore the .NET Core universe on your own terms.
What You Will Learn:
Discover the bells and whistles of C# 8 features and updates to previous features
Hit the ground running with ASP.NET Core web applications and web services, and Entity Framework Core
Work with the latest version of Windows Presentation Foundation, now a part of .NET Core
Understand the philosophy behind .NET and the cross-platform alternative, .NET CoreDevelop applications with C# and modern frameworks for services, web, and smart client applications
This book is for developers who are interested in Microsoft programming and the C# language.
Andrew Troelsen has more than 20 years of experience in the software industry. Over this time he has worked as a developer, educator, author, public speaker, and now team lead and lead engineer. He is the author of numerous books in the Microsoft universe. He holds a master of science degree in software engineering (MSSE) from the University of St. Thomas and another in computational linguistics (CLMS) from the University of Washington.
Phil Japikse is an international speaker, Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, Professional Scrum Trainer, and a passionate member of the developer community. He is the lead director of the Cincinnati .NET User Group and the Cincinnati Software Architect Roundtable, and he founded the CincyDeliver conference, Currently, Phil works as a Director of Consulting and Enterprise Architect. Follow Phil on his blog (skimedic.com) or on Twitter @skimedic.
"Amazing! Provides easy-to-follow explanations and examples. I remember reading the first version of this book; this is a 'must-have' for your collection if you are learning .NET Core!”
– Rick McGuire, Senior Application Development Manager, Microsoft
“Phil is a journeyman programmer who brings years of experience and a passion for teaching to make this fully revised and modernized ‘classic’ a ‘must-have’. Any developer who wants full-spectrum, up-to-date coverage of both the C# language and how to use it with .NET Core and ASP.NET Core should get this book.”
– Brian A. Randell, Partner, MCW Technologies and Microsoft MVP