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Looking for recommendation on C# Book

After a few years of Access VBA it's time to learn C#.Net. Can anyone
recommend a book that is good for someone with no experience other than
VBA?

Oct 8 '06 #1
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On 7 Oct 2006 19:59:54 -0700, "Lauren Quantrell"
<la*************@hotmail.comwrote:

You can learn the language in a weekend.

Programming in dotNet, that's the real challenge. Take a trip to a
good book store, and spend a few hours finding a book that suits your
mode of learning.

-Tom.

>After a few years of Access VBA it's time to learn C#.Net. Can anyone
recommend a book that is good for someone with no experience other than
VBA?
Oct 8 '06 #2
Lauren Quantrell wrote:
After a few years of Access VBA it's time to learn C#.Net. Can anyone
recommend a book that is good for someone with no experience other than
VBA?
Sorry, I don't have a book recommendation for you. I have a different
recommendation. If you've never programmed in a language other than VBA,
then jumping into a language in the C family isn't going to be easy. VBA
allows you to get away with a lot of bad habits that will lead to severe
problems in strongly typed languages like C. Since C# and VB.Net both
produce CLR (Common Language Runtime) modules, you could migrate first to VB.
Net and learn the .Net framework, then migrate to C#. VB.Net would look
familiar to you so once you feel comfortable with that language, you can
transition over to C#. When you get stuck on syntax, you can always fall
back on VB.Net to meet your deadlines. C# programmers make more money than
VB.Net programmers, so you don't want to stop learning at VB.Net

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Oct 8 '06 #3
As Tom says the syntax of the language is quite straightforward. It's the
object models that you have to deal with which are the problem.

You can download loads of C# primers off the net have a look at
http://ttshare.googlepages.com/probooks.htm for a start

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Terry Kreft
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recommend a book that is good for someone with no experience other than
VBA?

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