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Which are the best books for C#? Don't mind books with an s.
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http://www.amazon.com/5-0-Nutshell-The-Definitive-Reference/dp/1449320104/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1354921115&sr=8-1&keywords=C%23+5.0

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http://www.amazon.com/Head-First-2E-Real-World-Programming/dp/1449380344/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1354921174&sr=8-1&keywords=Head+First+C%23

the top one is a more traditional style programming book that goes through steps very methodically and with lots of text whereas the second one includes multiple examples and real life relatable examples. it has more pictures as opposed to pure text. either one will be a great option for learning c#, it's just what style you would prefer. read some of the reviews to get a better understanding of what each book has to offer, but those two are generally regarded as the best
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Wow, the first book has EXACTLY what I need. A few chapters on security, threading, and LINQ. (especially the LINQ to XML variant).

From the few pages Amazon let me read, I thought it was easy to understand too.
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The first book is definitely a winner if you can learn from books smile.gif
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The first book is definitely a winner if you can learn from books smile.gif
I can, easily biggrin.gif
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Wow, the first book has EXACTLY what I need. A few chapters on security, threading, and LINQ. (especially the LINQ to XML variant).
From the few pages Amazon let me read, I thought it was easy to understand too.

awesome glad that's what you're looking for!
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