I’m starting to get somewhere with C# now.
I started learning this language with learnvisualstudio.net, a video-on-demand type site that shows you how to do things. It is good and gets you started very quickly but doesn’t really explain much. I’ve coupled this with with a For Dummies book and a Microsoft Base Class Library book to give me an idiots guide to why things work (dummies) and lots of example code (class library). These books have cost quite a bit, but altogether it has given me the help I need.
At the moment I’m trying to build a anything-in-anything-out style loans system. I’d written one in PHP already for someone at work so it helps me build a real-world project but without having to worry about requirements or design (as I’d done it already). At the moment it is looking like this
Plenty of work to do, but at least it actually looks like it could do something.