C# For Artists, Second Edition, offers the following features:
- C# Student Survival Guide helps you tackle any project thrown at you.
- Supercharge your creative energy by recognizing and utilizing the power of the "flow".
- Learn a development methodology you can actually use at work.
- Comprehensive programming project walk-through shows you how to apply the development cycle.
- Project Approach Strategy kickstarts your creativity and helps maintain programming project momentum.
- Apply real world programming techniques to produce professional code.
- In-depth coverage of single- and multidimensional arrays eliminates their mystery.
- Create complex GUIs using System.Windows.Forms components.
- Learn the secrets of thread programming to create multithreaded applications.
- Master the complexities of generic collections and learn how to create generic methods.
- Discover three object-oriented design principles that will greatly improve your software architectures.
- Learn how to design with inheritance and composition to create flexible and reliable software.
- Create well-behaved objects that can be used predictably and reliably in C# .Net applications.
- Learn how to use MSBuild to manage large programming projects.
- Create multitiered database applications with the help of Microsoft's Enterprise Library.
- Master the use of the singleton, factory, model-view-controller, and command software design patterns.
- Reinforce your understanding of the material with the help of chapter learning objectives, skill-building exercises, suggested projects, and self-test questions.
- Packed with numerous tables, lots of pictures, and tons of code examples — over 7,500 lines of code.
- All code examples were compiled, executed, and tested before being used in the book to ensure quality.
- And much, much, more...!
C# For Artists also shows you how to...
- Build network applications using sockets and .NET remoting
- Use database scripts to better control database development projects
- Build a multitiered database application using Data Access Objects (DAOs), Business Objects (BOs), and .NET remoting
- Build a .NET remoting client application with a rich GUI interface that employs layouts and DataGridView components that interact with database server applications
- Use Microsoft Build (MSBuild) to automatically control and build complex .NET applications
- Use a Microsoft Enterprise Library Data Access Application Block (DAAB) Database object to automatically manage database connections and connection pooling
- Create and use configuration files to configure .NET remoting and database applications
- Learn Unified Modeling Language (UML) class and sequence diagram terminology
- Learn to create custom events with delegates