C# Programming in easy steps, 2nd edition


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Learn C# language basics, including variables, arrays, logic, looping, methods, and classes, and then move on to Object Oriented Programming – all in easy steps! Updated for Visual Studio 2019

192 pages
By: Mike McGrath
Publication Date: May 29th, 2020
ISBN: 9781840789065

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C# Programming in easy steps, 2nd edition teaches you to code applications, and demonstrates every aspect of the C# language you will need to produce professional programming results. Its examples provide clear syntax-highlighted code showing C# language basics including variables, arrays, logic, looping, methods, and classes.

C# Programming in easy steps, 2nd edition begins by explaining how to install the free Visual Studio Community Edition, to create an environment in which you can quickly begin to create your own executable programs by copying the book’s examples. It demonstrates all the C# language basics before moving on to provide examples of Object Oriented Programming. The book concludes by demonstrating how you can use your acquired knowledge to create graphic programs for traditional PC Desktop apps, and also as Universal apps for multiple devices.

C# Programming in easy steps, 2nd edition has an easy-to-follow style that will appeal to:

  • Anyone who wants to begin programming in C#
  • The programmer who quickly wants to add C# to their skills set
  • The hobbyist who wants to begin creating apps for their own computer
  • The student, and to those seeking a career in computing, who need a fundamental understanding of C# programming










About the author

Mike McGrath now lives in South-east Europe, on the sun-kissed shores of the Aegean Sea. Mike gained his extensive knowledge of computer languages while working as a developer contracting to companies around the world. His interests include coins of ancient Greece, dining-out with friends, and the ongoing evolution of the world wide web.



  1. Getting started
  2. Storing values
  3. Performing operations
  4. Making statements
  5. Devising methods
  6. Handling strings
  7. Accessing files
  8. Solving problems
  9. Creating objects
  10. Controlling events
  11. Building an application
  12. Targeting devices


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5 stars Easy to follow
I love the easy steps books and have learnt 3 programming languages by using them so far. I even have work colleagues onto them as they have nice clear instructions and examples.

5 stars Easy to understand
My son is at college studying computing he loves these books and they are helping him alongside his course work.

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