C# / .NET books recommendations? (was: Re: Importance of C#)

Shawn Wheatley swheatley at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 22:28:27 CEST 2004


The only one I would say I can't do without is "Pragmatic ADO.NET". 
It is _the_ reference for any database stuff you want to do with .NET.
 All the code is in C#.  So once you have C# down, check this book
out.

Shawn

On 2 Aug 2004 15:24:58 -0700, Ely Stob <ely.stob at elvis.com> wrote:
> Ivan Voras <ivoras at __geri.cc.fer.hr> writes:
> > Elbert Lev wrote:
> >
> > > C# IS a good language and .NET is a very good environment. Recently I
> ....
> > > Important - Python realities (not exotic) map on C# perfectly.
> >
> > My experience exactly - this is what I was fishing for. While I
> > wouldn't say 'perfectly', it is good, and certainly 'good enough'.
> 
> Interesting comment.
> 
> Anybody have recommendations (and warnings-off...) for books on C#, .NET,
> and associated gubbins? (ASP.NET, ADO.NET, Windows Forms, ...)
> 
> I'm guessing that I'll need a good half-tonne of dead tree if I'm to get a
> grasp of it <0.5 wink>.  Figuring out *which* half-tonne might be even
> more time-consuming than reading that dry mass, though...
> 
> Some books that caught my own eye - all comments much appreciated:
> 
> C# and .NET
> ===========
> 
> Jesse Liberty; Programming C#
> 
> Andrew Troelsen; C# and the .Net Platform
> 
> Anders Hejlsberg, Scott Wiltamuth, Peter Golde; The C# Programming Language
> 
> Box, Sells; Essential .NET
> 
> Stephen Teilhet, Jay Hilyar; C# Cookbook; (O'Reilly)
> 
> Peter Drayton, et al; C# in a Nutshell; (O'Reilly)
> 
> J Richter; Applied Microsoft .NET Framework Programming
> 
> Windows Forms
> =============
> 
> Chris Sells; Windows Forms Programming in C#
> 
> Matthew MacDonald; User Interfaces with C SHARP: Windows Forms and Custom Controls
> 
> ASP.NET
> =======
> 
> Jesse Liberty, Dan Hurwitz; Programming ASP.NET
> 
> Fritz Onion; Essential ASP.NET with Examples in C#
> 
> N. Kothari; Developing ASP.NET Server Controls and Components
> 
> ADO.NET
> =======
> 
> D. Sceppa; Microsoft ADO .NET (Core Reference)
> 
> Misc
> ====
> 
> R. Jeffries; Extreme Programming Adventures in C#
> 
> I see Petzold is soldiering on, too :-/
> 
> ely
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