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Programming C# 4.0 and C# 4.0 Pocket Reference--Two New Titles from O'Reilly

August 10, 2010


We have two new guides to the latest version of the C# programming language. Programming C# 4.0 provides in-depth coverage of new C# topics such as parallel programming, code contracts, dynamic programming, security, and COM interoperability. And?for those that already know Java, C++ or C#, the succinct C# 4.0 Pocket Reference serves as a handy guide to answers you need quickly. Please contact me with the titles you're interested in, as well as where you'll be posting your review.

—Sara Peyton, peyton@oreilly.com

New Releases from O'Reilly

Programming C# 4.0
By Ian Griffiths, Matthew Adams, Jesse Liberty
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This bestselling tutorial shows you how to build web, desktop, and rich Internet applications using C# 4.0 with .NET's database capabilities, UI framework (WPF), extensive communication services (WCF), and more. The sixth edition covers the latest enhancements to C#, as well as the fundamentals of both the language and framework. You'll learn concurrent programming with C# 4.0, and how to use .NET tools such as the Entity Framework for easier data access, and the Silverlight platform for browser-based RIA development.

"C# has evolved considerably, which means that the way to get the best from the language has also changed," says author Ian Griffiths. "Our goal is to furnish readers with a deep understanding of the language, not only in the traditional worlds of web server development and desktop software, but also in new areas such as client-side web development and mobile software. They will know what C# can do and, perhaps more importantly, why."

C# 4.0 Pocket Reference, 3rd Edition
By Joseph Albahari, Ben Albahari
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When you're programming C# 4.0 and need a little help, this tightly focused and practical book tells you exactly what you need to know, without giving you long introductions or bloated examples. It's ideal as a succinct quick reference or as a guide to get you rapidly up to speed if you already know Java, C++, or an earlier version of C#. Written by the authors of the acclaimed C# 4.0 in a Nutshell, this book covers the entire C# 4.0 language.

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