Additional Resources for Visual C# Programmers

The following sites can help you find answers to common problems.

Microsoft Resources

On the Web

  • Microsoft Visual C# Developer Center
    Provides code samples, upgrade information, downloads, and technical content.

  • Microsoft Help and Support
    Provides access to Knowledge Base (KB) articles, downloads and updates, support Webcasts, and other services.

  • CodePlex
    Hosts open source software projects. You can use CodePlex to create new projects to share with the world or join others who have already started their own projects.


  • Visual C# Language
    Provides a forum for questions about and general discussions of the C# language and compiler.

  • Visual C# General
    Provides a forum for general discussion and questions regarding Visual C#.

  • Visual C# IDE
    Provides a forum for discussions about the C# IDE.

  • MSDN Forums
    Provides information about forums in which you can post questions and answers, and also view and search existing user-generated Help content. You can also access the MSDN forums by clicking MSDN Forums on the Help menu.

Chats and Discussion Groups

  • MSDN Discussion Groups
    Provides a newsgroup experience, enabling you to connect as a community with experts from around the world.

  • MSDN Chats
    Provides discussions about Microsoft products and technologies. Each chat is hosted by one or more Microsoft experts. Transcripts are available for completed chats.

Videos and Webcasts

  • Channel9
    Provides a community through videos, Wikis, and forums.


  • File Bugs or Make Suggestions
    Enables you to file bugs or provide suggestions to Microsoft about Visual Studio. You can also report a bug by clicking Report a Bug on the Help menu.

Third-Party Resources

MSDN's Web site provides information about current third-party sites and newsgroups of interest. For the most current list of resources available, see the MSDN C# Community Web site.

See Also


How to: Access the MSDN Forums and Other Community Resources

Other Resources

Visual C#

Getting Started with Visual C#

Sending Feedback to Microsoft

Product Support and Accessibility