Code like a Pro in C#
- 11h 49m 2s
- Jort Rodenburg
- Manning Publications
Build on your existing programming skills and upskill to professional-level C# programming.
In Code Like a Pro in C#, you will learn:
- Unit testing and test-driven development
- Refactor a legacy .NET codebase
- Principles of clean code+ Essential backend architecture skills
- Query and manipulate databases with LINQ and Entity Framework Core
Critical business applications worldwide are written in the versatile C# language and the powerful .NET platform, running on desktops, cloud systems, and Windows or Linux servers. Code Like a Pro in C# makes it easy to turn your existing abilities in C# or another OO language (such as Java) into practical C# mastery. There’s no “Hello World” or Computer Science 101 basics - you’ll learn by refactoring an out-of-date legacy codebase, using new techniques, tools, and best practices to bring it up to modern C# standards.
About the technology
You know the basics, now get ready for the next step! Pro-quality C# code is efficient, clean, and fast. Whether you’re building user-facing business applications or writing data-intensive backend services, the experience-based, practical techniques in this book will take your C# skills to a new level.
About the book
Code Like a Pro in C# teaches you to how write clean C# code that’s suitable for enterprise applications. In this book, you’ll refactor a legacy codebase by applying modern C# techniques. You’ll explore tools like Entity Framework Core, design techniques like dependency injection, and key practices like testing and clean coding. It’s a perfect path to upgrade your existing C# skills or shift from another OO language into C# and the .NET ecosystem.
About the audience
For developers experienced with object-oriented programming. No C# experience required.
About the author
Jort Rodenburg is a software engineer who has taught numerous courses on getting up to speed with C# and .NET.
In this Audiobook
Chapter 1: Introducing C# and .NET
Chapter 2: .NET and how it compiles
Chapter 3: How bad is this code?
Chapter 4: Manage your unmanaged resources!
Chapter 5: Setting up a project and database with Entity Framework Core
Chapter 6: The act of writing code
Chapter 7: Designing and improving larger systems
Chapter 8: How to onboard new developers
Chapter 9: Extension methods, streams, and abstract classes
Chapter 10: Reflection and mocks
Chapter 11: Runtime type checking revisited and error handling
Chapter 12: Using IAsyncEnumerable<T> and yield return
Chapter 13: Middleware, HTTP routing, and HTTP responses
Chapter 14: JSON serialization/ deserialization and custom model binding