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Visual C# 2010: How to Program, Fourth Edition by Harvey Deitel, Paul Deitel

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Chapter 1. Introduction to Computers, the Internet and Visual C#

 

The chief merit of language is clearness.

 
 --Galen
 

Our life is frittered away with detail. . . . Simplify, simplify.

 
 --Henry David Thoreau
 

Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.

 
 --John F. Kennedy
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In this chapter you’ll learn:

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Basic hardware and software concepts.

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The different types of programming languages.

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The history of the Visual C# programming language.

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Some basics of object technology.

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The history of the Internet and the World Wide Web.

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About Microsoft’s .NET initiative, which involves the ...

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