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C# Programming Level 1: Introduction for Programmers Course Outline

 (3 days)
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Overview
In this live, instructor-led training course, students who already have a programming background will learn to program in C#. Attendees will learn: how C# works and its place in the world of programming languages; its relationship with the Common Language Infrastructure and .NET Framework; C# data types and operators; to write selection statements and loops; generic programming and working with collections; processing data; and error handling. This C# course is taught using C# 8.

Audience
Students new to the C# language who already have experience with other programming languages.

Prerequisites
This course is specially designed for individuals with prior programming background. You should also have a working knowledge of Object Oriented Programming concepts. If you have no prior programming experience or are not familiar with Object Oriented Programming, you should consider our "C# Programming Level 1: Introduction for Non-Programmers" course instead. For details on this alternative course for non-programmers, go to:
C# Programming Level 1: Introduction for Non-Programmers

Outline

1 Starting with the Building Blocks of C#
  • The history of C#
  • Understanding the CLI
  • Common Type System (CTS)
  • Common Language Specification (CLS)
  • Common Intermediate Language (CIL)
  • Virtual Execution System (VES)
  • The .NET family of frameworks
  • .NET Framework
  • .NET Core
  • Xamarin
  • Assemblies in .NET
  • Global Assembly Cache (GAC)
  • Runtime package store
  • Understanding the basic structure of a C# program
2 Data Types and Operators
  • Basic data types
  • The integral types
  • The floating-point types
  • The decimal type
  • The char type
  • The bool type
  • The string type
  • The object type
  • Variables
  • Naming convention
  • Implicity-typed variables
  • Understanding the scope and lifetime of variables
  • Understanding constants
  • Reference types and value types
  • Value types
  • Reference types
  • Boxing and unboxing
  • Nullable types
  • Arrays
  • One-dimensional arrays
  • Multi-dimensional arrays
  • Jagged arrays
  • Type conversion
  • Implicit type conversion
  • Explicit type conversion
  • User-defined type conversions
  • Conversions with helper classes
  • Operators
  • Arithmetic operators
  • Relational operators
  • Logical operators
  • Bitwise and shift operators
  • Assignment operators
  • Other operators
3 Control Statements and Exceptions
  • Understanding control statements
  • Selection statements
  • Iteration statements
  • The jump statements
  • Exception handling
  • Summary
  • Test what you learned
4 Understanding the Various User-Defined Types
  • Classes and objects
  • Fields
  • Methods
  • Constructors
  • Properties
  • Indexers
  • The this keyword
  • The static keyword
  • The ref, in, and out parameters
  • Methods with a variable number of arguments
  • Named and optional arguments
  • Access modifiers
  • Partial classes
  • Structures
  • Enumerations
  • Namespaces
5 Object-Oriented Programming in C#
  • Understanding OOP
  • Abstraction
  • Encapsulation
  • Inheritance
  • Virtual members
  • Abstract classes and members
  • Sealed classes and members
  • Hiding base class members
  • Interfaces
  • Polymorphism
  • Method overloading
  • Operator overloading
  • SOLID principles
6 Generics
  • Understanding generics
  • Generic types
  • Generic classes
  • Inheritance with generic classes
  • Generic interfaces
  • Variant generic interfaces
  • Generic structures
  • Generic methods
  • Type parameter constraints
7 Collections
  • Introducing the System.Collections.Generic namespace
  • The List<T> collection
  • The Stack<T> collection
  • The Queue<T> collection
  • The LinkedList<T> collection
  • The Dictionary<TKey, TValue> collection
  • The HashSet<T> collection
  • Choosing the right collection type
  • Using thread-safe collections
  • IProducerConsumerCollection<T>
  • BlockingCollection<T>
  • ConcurrentQueue<T>
  • ConcurrentStack<T>
  • ConcurrentBag<T>
  • ConcurrentDictionary<TKey, TValue>
  • Choosing the right concurrent collection type
8 Files, Streams, and Serialization
  • Overview of the System.IO namespace
  • Working with paths
  • Working with files and directories
  • Working with streams
  • Overview of the stream classes
  • Working with file streams
  • Working with memory streams
  • Serializing and deserializing XML
  • Serializing and deserializing JSON
  • Using Json.NET
  • Using System.Text.Json
9 Error Handling
  • Errors
  • Exceptions
  • Catching exceptions
  • The exception objects
  • Conditional catch
  • Throwing exceptions
  • Creating a custom exception type
  • Rethrowing an exception
  • The finally block
  • Debugging and monitoring exceptions
  • Debugging second-chance exceptions
  • Debugging first-chance exceptions
  • AppDomain exception events
  • Logging exceptions
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