Exercise: Loop over array splitting each item to find oldest person

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Category ==> Visual C Sharp 2010  (65 exercises)
Topic ==> Arrays  (2 exercises)
Level ==> Harder than average
Course ==> Introduction to Visual C#
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To avoid having to draw the form needed for this exercise, right-click on the name of your project in Solution Explorer then choose Add --> Existing Item... (you can also press SHIFT + ALT + A to do the same thing).

Choose only the file called frmOldestPerson.cs in the above folder to import it into your project, then edit Program.cs to make this the default form.  When you run your application, you should now see this:

Form to show oldest person

When you click on the button, we want it to show the name of the oldest person (using the array set up in code when the form loads).

 

Attach code to the button so that it shows the details of the oldest person in the array (obviously this should work even if you change the array names/dates!):

The oldest person

The only hint offered is that you can use the Split method (using a comma as a separator) for each array item to get at the person's date of birth.

 

You're now an array guru!

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