Top C# books recommended by experts

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Fundamentals of C#

Understanding the concepts of C# starts with understanding the fundamentals. On your way to mastery, it's crucial for you to understand how certain concepts were derived, and why things work like they do. Starting with these resources is the best way to do so.

Pro C# 10 with .NET 6: Foundational Principles and Practices in Programming

Pro C# 10 with .NET 6: Foundational Principles and Practices in Programming

This book goes beyond β€œdo this, to achieve this” to drill down into the core stuff that makes a good developer, great. This expanded 11th edition delivers loads of new content on Entity Framework, Razor Pages, Web APIs and more. You will find the latest C# 10 and .

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Learn C# in One Day and Learn It Well: C# for Beginners with Hands-On Project

Learn C# in One Day and Learn It Well: C# for Beginners with Hands-On Project

With this book, you can learn C# in just one day and start coding immediately. The best way to learn C# is by doing. This book includes a unique project at the end of the book that requires the application of all the concepts taught previously.

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C# 6.0 in a Nutshell: The Definitive Reference

C# 6.0 in a Nutshell: The Definitive Reference

C# has become a language of unusual flexibility and breadth since its premiere in 2000, but this continual growth means there's still much more to learn. Organized around concepts and use cases, this thoroughly updated sixth edition provides intermediate and advanced programmers with a concise map of C# and .

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Professional C# and .NET

Professional C# and .NET

Experienced programmers making the transition to C# will benefit from the author's in-depth explorations to create Web- and Windows applications using ASP.NET Core, Blazor, and WinUI using modern application patterns and new features offered by .

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The C Programming Language

The C Programming Language

The authors present the complete guide to ANSI standard C language programming. Written by the developers of C, this new version helps readers keep up with the finalized ANSI standard for C while showing how to take advantage of C's rich set of operators, economy of expression, improved control flow, and data structures. The 2/E has been completely rewritten with additional examples and problem sets to clarify the implementation of difficult language constructs. For years, C programmers have let K&R guide them to building well-structured and efficient programs. Now this same help is available to those working with ANSI compilers. Includes detailed coverage of the C language plus the official C language reference manual for at-a-glance help with syntax notation, declarations, ANSI changes, scope rules, and the list goes on and on.

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Agile Software Development: Principles, Patterns, and Practices

Agile Software Development: Principles, Patterns, and Practices

Written by a software developer for software developers, this book is a unique collection of the latest software development methods. The author includes OOD, UML, Design Patterns, Agile and XP methods with a detailed description of a complete software design for reusable programs in C++ and Java.

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