First Careful Steps Towards Success In C#

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  • Course Delivery: On Demand
  • Duration: 3
  • Language: English
  • Difficulty: Beginner

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Dear Visitor, C#, pronounced as C-sharp, is a powerful programming language from Microsoft. This course is only three hours long, with an average video length of about six minutes. The lessons are a combination of videos and presentations. Please be sure to look under "view resources" to find the code and the presentations. The code examples are simple and focus on only one or two concepts at a time to ensure you fully grasp the material presented. Since the concepts presented are of a fundamental nature, they apply to some extent also to languages like Java. The videos also including zooming, which means the key points are further emphasized to be sure you truly understand. C# has been and remains one of the most popular, and most powerful programming languages to learn. Let's get coding!


This course is for beginners in C#.

Topics Covered

  • Why C# and what can be done with it
  • Confirming Visual Studio can be installed
  • Downloading and installing Visual Studio
  • Creating our first program
  • Printing one line of output
  • Understanding name spaces and classes
  • Using tool tips
  • Changing the using statement to write less code
  • Accessing project files
  • Representing changing quantities with variables
  • Tracking variable values with the debugger
  • Using different data types
  • Useful key combinations
  • Defintions of code componenets
  • Useful output through simple calculations
  • Calculations inside WriteLine
  • Doing division with the slash symbol
  • Seeing the difference in division between % and / results
  • Building a more powerful program
  • Typing less code with compound operators
  • Adding 1 to a variable
  • Representing quantities that never change
  • Understanding the life cycle of variables
  • Formatting output
  • Using var to make coding easier
  • Collecting string input and showing string output
  • Collecting numerical input and producing numerical ouput
  • Write more compact code with method nesting
  • Method chaining
  • Converting between data types


A student must be able to get Visual Studio Community 2015, which is free from Microsoft.


Subject Matter Expert

I have eight years experience as a teacher of mathematics, physics, statistics, and programming. I worked for five years as a database programmer using various technologies such as .NET, Clipper, SQL, SQL Server, SAS, Excel, and many related technologies. I'm the publisher of one of the most successful courses called "Learn C# with Visual Studio 2013". Currently, I work as a mathematics, and computer science teacher at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY.

Related Education:

  • Associates Degrees in Programming
  • Master of Science in Applied Statistical Computing, Kennesaw State University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Pure Mathematics, Queens College
  • Creator of more than 1620 math, physics, statistics and programming videos
  • Programmer of more than 500 educational simulations


Professor Lewis VanBrackle
Statistics Department Chair, Kennesaw State University
Phone: 770-423-6313

Bernard Brevick
Business Department Chair, Interactive College of Technology
Phone: 770-216-2960

Professor Herman Ray
Department of Statistics, Kennesaw State University
Phone: 678-797-2829

James Moor
Mathematics Dept. Head
Gordon Tech High School

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