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Head First C - C Lab - A Day At The Races [FIXED]

Learn C# with Head First C# - C# Lab - A Day at the Races [FIXED]

If you are interested in learning C#, one of the most popular and versatile programming languages, you might want to check out Head First C#, a book by Andrew Stellman and Jennifer Greene. This book is designed to help you learn C# in a fun and engaging way, using visual and interactive methods that stimulate your brain and keep you motivated.

One of the features of Head First C# is that it includes several labs that challenge you to apply what you have learned and build your own projects. One of these labs is called A Day at the Races, where you have to create a racetrack simulator for three guys who love betting on dog races. You have to use your knowledge of classes, objects, methods, fields, properties, events, delegates, and more to make this project work.

Head First C - C Lab - A Day at the Races [FIXED]


In this lab, you will learn how to:

  • Create a Greyhound class that represents a dog that can run on the racetrack.

  • Create a Guy class that represents a bettor who can place bets on the dogs.

  • Create a Bet class that represents a bet placed by a guy on a dog.

  • Use PictureBox controls to display the dogs on the form.

  • Use RadioButton controls to select which guy is placing a bet.

  • Use TextBox and NumericUpDown controls to enter the amount and the dog number for the bet.

  • Use Button controls to start the race and place the bets.

  • Use Label controls to display the bets and the cash of each guy.

  • Use Random objects to generate random numbers for the movement of the dogs.

  • Use Point structs to store and manipulate the location of the dogs.

  • Use if statements and loops to control the logic of the program.

This lab is a great way to practice your C# skills and have fun at the same time. You will be able to see how your code affects the behavior of the program and how different components interact with each other. You will also be able to test your program and debug any errors that might occur.

If you want to try this lab yourself, you can download an executable for this lab from the website. However, you won't get the code for the answer. You have to write it yourself using the spec and the hints provided in the book. You can also find some solutions from other readers online, but we recommend that you try it on your own first before looking at them.

Head First C# - C# Lab - A Day at the Races [FIXED] is one of the many labs that you can find in Head First C#, a book that will help you learn C# in a fun and effective way. If you want to learn more about this book and how it can help you become a better programmer, you can visit the official website or read some reviews from other readers.

Head First C# is not just a book about C#. It is also a book about how to think like a programmer and how to solve problems using code. It covers topics such as data structures, algorithms, design patterns, testing, debugging, and more. It also introduces you to some of the tools and frameworks that you can use to create professional and modern applications, such as Visual Studio, Windows Forms, WPF, ASP.NET, LINQ, Entity Framework, and more.

Head First C# is written in a friendly and conversational style that makes you feel like you are having a chat with the authors. It uses stories, jokes, puzzles, quizzes, exercises, and other techniques to keep you engaged and entertained. It also uses pictures, diagrams, charts, and other visual aids to help you understand complex concepts and remember them better. It is a book that appeals to different learning styles and preferences.

Head First C# is suitable for beginners who want to learn C# from scratch, as well as for intermediate programmers who want to refresh their knowledge and learn new skills. It assumes that you have some basic programming experience in any language, but it does not require any prior knowledge of C# or .NET. It guides you step by step through the basics of C# and then gradually builds up your confidence and competence as you progress through the chapters and the labs. ad790ac5ba


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