Questions tagged [c#]

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How to help students avoid being distracted by bells and whistles

I teach Windows Forms programming, and now ASP.Net (essentially the same thing, except you view it in a browser) and I am dismayed that students seem to spend an enormous amount of time straining at ...
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LINQ to SQL alternative C# Visual Studio 2017 MVC

I'm working as a teacher with college students, learning ASP.NET MVC with C#. One pedagogical problem I have in this environment is how to do CRUD (create, delete, update, select and inner join etc) ...
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Exercises for teaching GUI / Windows interaction basics

It is now very easy to plop together some visual User Interface controls on to a form and hook them to events. In Microsoft Windows, there are a staggering number of properties and events available ...
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How to keep students heads from exploding from complex, interconnected topics

My students will soon be learning ADO.Net in C#, adding on to the Windows programming skills that they recently gained. Just a few pages from one chapter in the textbook introduce the set of layers ...
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C# Array Lesson Plan

I'll be sitting in for a teacher next week and I'll be teaching about arrays in c#. They've been taught about variables, basic types (int, string, double) and how to print data to the console. They ...