Getting Started with C#

The following topics help you start developing applications by using C#. These topics will also introduce you to the many new features in Visual Studio and the C# language.

In This Section

Introduction to the C# Language and the .NET Framework
Provides an overview of the C# language and .NET.

Additional Resources for Visual C# Programmers
Provides links to Web sites and newsgroups that can help you find answers to common problems.

Using the Visual Studio Development Environment for C#
Provides a guide to using the Visual C# integrated development environment.

C# Programming Guide
Provides information about C# programming concepts, and describes how to perform various tasks in C#.

C# Reference
Provides detailed reference information about C# keywords, operators, preprocessor directives, compiler options, and compiler errors and warnings.

Visual Studio Samples
Provides information about how you can access online samples.

Provides links to programming walkthroughs that use C# and a brief description of each walkthrough.

See Also

Getting Started with Visual C# and Visual Basic
Beginner Developer Learning Center