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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Visual C#® 2005 in 24 Hours, Complete Starter Kit by James Foxall

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Chapter 1. Jumping In with Both Feet: A Visual C# 2005 Programming Tour

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

  • Building a simple (yet functional) Visual C# application

  • Letting a user browse a hard drive

  • Displaying a picture from a file on disk

  • Getting familiar with some programming lingo

  • Learning about the Visual Studio .NET IDE

Learning a new programming language can be intimidating. If you’ve never programmed before, the act of typing seemingly cryptic text to produce sleek and powerful applications probably seems like a black art, and you might wonder how you’ll ever learn everything you need to know. The answer is, of course, one step at a time. The first step to learning a language is the same as that of any other activity: building confidence. Programming ...

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