Getting Started

There are a number of ways to get started with .NET. Because .NET is a massive platform, there are multiple articles in this documentation which show how you can get started with .NET, each from a different perspective.

Getting started using .NET languages

  • The C# Getting Started articles and C# Tutorials provide a number of ways to get started in a C#-centric way.

  • The F# Getting Started tutorials provide three primary ways you can use F#: with Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, or command-line tools.

  • The Visual Basic Getting Started articles provide guides for using Visual Basic in Visual Studio, and provide a number of other learning resources.

Getting started using .NET core

  • Getting Started with .NET Core provides an overview of articles which show how to get started with .NET Core on different operating systems and using different tools.

  • The .NET Core Tutorials detail a number of ways you can get started with .NET Core using your operating system and tooling of choice.

Getting started using Docker on .NET Framework

The Docker on .NET Framework shows how you can use .NET Framework on Windows Docker containers.