[Mono-list] Beginner C# Book

Tom McLaughlin tmclaugh@sdf.lonestar.org
Sun, 22 Aug 2004 19:57:53 -0400

Hi Peter, one thing pointed out to me off list is that I need to be
aware that many C# books are geared towards the MS platform and will
spend a lot of time on Windows Forms and the Visual Studio .NET tools.
Is that the case with "Learning C#"?  Thanks.


On Sun, 2004-08-22 at 17:36 -0600, Peter Dennis Bartok wrote:
> O'Reilly : "Learning C#" it teaches from the ground up, and then O'Reilly's
> "Programming C#", which introduces you to things like ASP.Net and SWF.
> Peter
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Tom McLaughlin" <tmclaugh@sdf.lonestar.org>
> To: <mono-list@lists.ximian.com>
> Date: Sunday, 22 August, 2004 16:39
> Subject: [Mono-list] Beginner C# Book
> >Hi all,
> >
> >I'm looking for a good beginner C# book.  Preferably one that does not
> >assume a certain amount of familiarity with C++, Java, or OOP in
> >general.  I picked up "Mono: A Developers Notebook" from O'Reilly
> >figuring that some of the C++ I saw in school would come back to me.
> >What I saw in school was nearly five years ago and it's definitely not
> >coming back.
> >
> >I really need a book that will not only go over the syntax and structure
> >of the language but the underlying fundementals of the language.  (Like
> >not just how to create a vector but what each part of the declaraion
> >means and how it all works.)  Right now I maintain the FreeBSD port for
> >Muine and I am looking at creating ports of other applications.  I would
> >like to have enough familiarity with the language to fix bugs,
> >especially FreeBSD specific bugs in programs.
> >
> >If someone could recommend a book they found to give a good
> >comprehensive understanding of the language to a beginner that would be
> >great.  Thanks.
> >
> >Tom
> >
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