Essential C#

Introduction to C# Programming

The Essential C# training course will provide you with the foundational knowledge required to build stand-alone applications using Microsoft technologies.

This course assumes you have a background in another object-oriented language such as Java, Visual Basic, or C++.

Course Summary

Learn how to write a stand-alone application using C#.
Programmers familiar with Object-Oriented techniques who want to learn the C# language.
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

Hands On help
4 Days
Productivity Objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the relationship between C# and the .NET platform.
  • Build a simple C# application.

Essential C# is part of the .NET curriculum.

What You'll Learn

In the Essential C# training course, you’ll learn:

  • Introductions
    • A Heritage of Curly Braces
    • Multiple Paradigms: Procedural, Object-oriented, Declarative, Functional
    • Hello World!
  • Application Structure
    • Review of Object-oriented Concepts
    • Static Classes
    • Classes and Structs
    • Properties and Fields
    • Enumerations
    • Namespaces
  • Object-Oriented, In-depth
    • Implementation Inheritance
    • Virtual and Sealed
    • Interface Inheritance
    • Polymorphism
  • Flow Control
    • Evaluating Conditionals
    • Ifs and Thens
    • Switch Statements
    • Collections
    • Loops Loops Loops!
  • Events and Exceptions
    • Event Motivations
    • Event Patterns
    • Gotchas
    • Event Alternatives
  • Advanced Topics
    • Encryption
    • Working with Unmanaged Resources
    • Essential Patterns in Modern C#

Meet Your Instructor


Eric is a consultant, a trainer, and a passionate programmer. For the past 15 years, he’s been building applications in a wide variety of industries, from structural engineering to video editing to currency trading. Growing up professionally in the world of .NET, Eric has an extensive background in C#, ASP MVC, and SQL Server with a variety of Microsoft certifications.

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Eric is a professional trainer and software developer who loves learning new things, sharing what he learns, and helping clients to solve business problems. He holds a BS in Computer Science from the Virginia Military Institute, and numerous software certifications to include the Microsoft Certified Professional Developer certification.Eric has extensive experience providing customized training and software development services for companies around the world for almost 18 years. He provides those services both on-...

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Andrew S

Andrew is a mathematician turned software engineer who loves building systems. After graduating with a PhD in pure math, he became fascinated by software startups and has since spent 20 years learning. During this period, he’s worked on a wide variety of projects and platforms, including big data analytics, enterprise optimization, mathematical finance, cross-platform middleware, and medical imaging.

In 2001, Andrew served as company architect at ProfitLogic, a pricing optimization startup...

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