Understand Computer Storage and Data Types

Practice Labs Module
Time
40 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

The "Understand Computer Storage and Data Types" module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop your hands on skills in the following topics: Explore Visual Studio Express 2013, Create a Visual C# console application, Work with basic datatypes, heap, stack and memory usage of different datatypes in C# console application...

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Overview

Introduction

The Understand Computer Storage and Data Types module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop your hands on skills in the following topics:

  • Explore Visual Studio Express 2013
  • Create a Visual C# console application
  • Work with basic datatypes, heap, stack and memory usage of different datatypes in C# console application
  • Work with arithmetic and comparison operators of C#
  • Manipulate strings and using built-in functions in C#
  • Debugging and testing the application

Exercise 1 - Creating and Debugging a Simple Program in VS Community 2013 IDE

In this exercise you will learn how to create and debug C# console applications using Visual Studio 2013 Integrated Development Environment (IDE). You will learn to develop basic C# programs that demonstrate the memory usage of datatypes, concept of heap and stack, basic operators and string functions.

Exercise 2 - Understand Datatypes and Their Memory Usage

Next you will learn to declare and initialise different datatypes in Visual Studio Community 2013 IDE with C#. You will also learn to identify the memory usage of different datatypes.

Exercise 3 - Understand Heap and Stack

You will now learn the concepts of heap and stack in C#.

Exercise 4 - Understand Arithmetic and Comparison Operators

Next, you will learn about the basic arithmetic and comparison operators in C#.

Exercise 5 - Understand Strings

Finally, you will learn about the simple string manipulations and basic string methods in C#.

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