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Old 02-03-10, 08:18 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by frenchy2k1 View Post
you could always start with the free ebook microsoft gives about C# coding:
http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en...1&locale=en-us

edit: sorry, the book used to be free here: http://www.mydigitallife.info/2009/0...book-download/ but this option has expired.

It walks you through building your first program.
Why are you learning C# (what type of programs do you want to build?) and what is your programming experience?
I learned python first. Fiddled with that for a bit, then started learning C++, but never really got deep into it. After that I learned the Arma 2 scripting language very well, I was a developer on the CLR (chenarus life revolution) mod. Also learned some basic SQL. Now I think I got enough experience to tackle a harder but more powerful language like c#.

Projects I have in mind include a weightlifting routine builder, input what body parts you want to improve and it will build you a routine. Based on techniques that are well known to work, ample rest cycles, proper set/rep ratios for your goals (size, strength, or endurance), 3-4 day splits ect ect Then output it to a text file so you can print it out and take it to the gym.

Im also looking into directx, i'd like to learn to make a simple game engine, fiddling with stuff like that is a lot of fun.

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Originally Posted by FlakMagnet View Post
One great place for picking up sample code is CodeProject (www.codeproject.com). They have everything there from general programming tips and algorithms to excellent sample code written in C# submitted by the general public.

I would also look at the MSDN Library at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/default.aspx and there is also a "How do I..." section at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-gb/vcsharp/bb798022.aspx which could be useful.

If you are looking for books, just to Amazon and search for C# books. They will be rated and you can avoid the ones people don't like. I thinks it's best to get opinions from lots of people when buying books and not just one

Good luck, and I hope you enjoy C#
thanks added those to my bookmarks
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