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#1
[Originally posted by sladak]

Hi Fergal,

I just purchased your excellent book, and after reading appendix A, the first
chapter, and half of the second chapter, I am finding it difficult to follow
your text. The .Net portion seems straightforward enough but the C# syntax is
making me get lost in the trees; as a result, I am missing the forest (the
.Net framework). The fault lies in my very weak (read non-existent) background
with C#, C++, Java or VB. I have programmed for over 5 years in the National
Instruments language LabVIEW and while this is a graphical language, I am
finding it hard to understand C# syntax. So, my question is can you recommend
a beginning C# book? I look forward to understanding the C# syntax somewhat
better before I try to read your book.

Thank you.
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#2
Re: Recommendation required for a beginning C# book
[Originally posted by fgrimes]

Hi Salim,

I'm sorry you are having difficulties. I haven't read any of the C# books, so
I cannot recommend one. Perhaps other forum members may have some
suggestions. If not, try an Amazon.com search for C# books and study the
reader reviews. In my opinion, though not always reliable, they are the best
guide.

Good luck...
Fergal
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#3
Re: Recommendation required for a beginning C# book
[Originally posted by meckdahl]

Deitel & Deitel Books are generally excellent for starting languages.
Personally I am using C# for Experienced developers along with the Fergal
Grimes book, to get up running. You should start with a C# for Beginners
book.