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Learn C# withBeginning C# Object-Oriented Programmingand you''ll be thinking about program design in the right way from day one. Whether you want to work with .NET for the web or desktop, or for Windows 8 on any device, Dan Clark''s accessible, quick-paced guide will give you the foundation you need for a successful future in C# programming. In this book you will: Master the fundamentals of object-oriented programming Work through a case study to see how C# and OOP work in a real-world application Develop techniques and best practices that lead to efficient, reusable, elegant code Discover how to transform a simple model of an application into a fully-functional C# project. With more than 30 fully hands-on activities,Beginning C# Object-Oriented Programmingteaches you how to design a user interface, implement your business logic, and integrate your application with a relational database for data storage. Along the way, you will explore the .NET Framework, ASP.NET and WinRT. In addition, you will develop desktop, mobile and web-based user interfaces, and service-oriented programming skills, all using Microsoft''s industry-leading Visual Studio 2012, C#, the Entity Framework, and more. Read this book and let Dan Clark guide you in your journey to becoming a confident C# programmer. What you''ll learn Lay the foundations of great C# programming by understanding object-oriented programming (OOP) principles. Understand how OOP can be applied across desktop, web and mobile worlds in Windows today. Learn to use the Universal Modeling Language (UML) to quickly design an application correctly from the first attempt. Discover the .NET Framework, ASP.NET and WinRT and how they can help you create applications quickly and efficiently. Walk along as the author guides you through a final challenge, to develop a complete application using a wide range of the techniques and best practices covered inside. Who this book is for If you want to learn C# while gaining a foundation in object-oriented programming that will get you thinking about program design in the right way from day one, this book is for you. In particular, developers who want to transition to C# programming, but lack a firm grasp of object-oriented programming principles, will find this book an excellent starting point for their journey into C#. This book assumes readers are familiar with basic programming concepts such as loops and condition statements. If you''re completely new to this we''ve included a primer in Appendix A that will help you find your feet.