Fundamentals of Computer Programming with C# HTML version

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- Stanislav
- Svetlin Nakov
- Teodor Rusev
- Tihomir Iliev
- Todor Mitev
- Vasya Stankova
- Ventsi Shterev
- Vesselin Georgiev
- Vesselina Raikova
- Vladimir
- Vladimir Tsenev
- Yoan Krumov
- Zhelyazko
Many thanks to George S. Georgiev who was seriously involved in the
translation process and edited the translated text for most of the chapters.
Other Contributors
The authors would also like to thank Kristina Nikolova for her efforts in
working out the book’s cover design. Big thanks to Viktor Ivanov and Peter
Nikov for their work on the project’s web site. Big thanks to Ivaylo Kenov
for fixing few hundreds bugs reported in the Bulgarian edition of the book.
Thanks to Ina Dobrilova and Aneliya Stoyanova for the proofreading of the
first few chapters and their contribution to the marketing of the book. Many
thanks to Hristo Radkov who is proficient in English (lives and works in
London for many years) and who edited and corrected the translation of the
first few chapters.
The Book Is Free of Charge!
The present book is distributed absolutely free of charge in an electronic
format under a license that grants its usage for all kinds of purposes,
including commercial projects. The book is also distributed in paper format for
a charge, covering its printing and distribution costs without any profit.
If you don’t fully trust the authors who wrote this book, you can take
inspiration from its reviews written by leading worldwide specialists,
including software engineers at Microsoft, Google, Oracle, SAP and VMware.
Review by Nikola Mihaylov, Microsoft
Programming is an awesome thing! People have been trying for hundreds of
years to make their lives easier, in order to work less. Programming allows
humanity’s tendency towards laziness to continue. If you are a computer
freak or if you’d just like to impress others with a good website or something
of yours "never-seen -before", then you are welcome. No matter if you are
part of the relatively small group of "freaks" who get off on encountering a
nice program or if you’d just like to fulfill yourself professionally and lead your
life outside the workplace, this book is for you.
The fundamental concepts of a car’s engine haven’t changed in years –
something inside it burns (gas, oil or whatever you have filled it with) and the
car rolls along. Likewise, the concepts of programming haven’t changed for