Dissecting a C# Application – Inside SharpDevelop
Dissecting a C# Application – Learn advanced .NET programming techniques by getting an insiders’ look at a complete application! SharpDevelop is a complete Integrated Development Environment, written in C#. It includes all the advanced features that programmers expect from a modern IDE and, of course, implementing these features has required some advanced programming techniques.
The developers who created SharpDevelop give you an inside track on application development with a guided tour of the sourcecode for SharpDevelop. They will show you the most important code features and explain how you can use these techniques in your own projects. You will gain valuable experience of building an application on this scale, learning from the decisions, mistakes, problems and solutions that lead to the current version on SharpDevelop.
- Build a highly modular application
- Provide a flexible, extendable, customizable user interface
- Manage the efforts of translators for effcient internationalization
- Represent and manipulate text efficiently
- Code search and replace functionality
- Construct reusable controls
- Implement a parser to provide syntax highlightingauto-completion as users type
- Use reflection to access information about .NET classes
- Create a Windows Forms designer
- Generate code programmatically