Welcome to Keren Automation, In this tutorial, we will learn about C# and Visual Studio IDE for C# development.

Let’s continue…

  • C# is a general-purpose, object-oriented programming language from the nest of Microsoft.
  • C# is pronounced as “C sharp”.
  • C# is developed by the team, led by Anders Hejlsberg in Microsoft and was approved by the European Computer Manufacturers Association (ECMA) and International Standards Organization (ISO).
  • The initial version was released in the year 2002.

General Features of C#

  • C# is very easy to learn for the people, who have a background in C++, Java.
  • C# is a widely used language in Web & Desktop applications.
  • C# has its own millions of developer’s hearts, so it has a good and friendly community.
  • Since C# is an OOP language, it gives flexibility in re-using the code.
  • C# is platform-independent, which means the programs written in C# can be executed in a variety of computing environments.

Technical Features of C#

  • Automatic Garbage Collection
  • Supports Multi-threading
  • Indexers concept.
  • Provides LINQ & LAMBDA expressions

Download and Setup Visual Studio IDE in Windows:

  • Visual Studio is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) from Microsoft Family to develop Web, Desktop & Mobile Applications.
  • Visual Studio allows you to write code in C#, C++, VB(Visual Basic), Python, JavaScript, and many more languages.
  • Visual Studio has community edition (free) for Students, Opensource developers along with premium versions.

Let’s start installing Visual Studio Community Edition:

Step1: navigate to https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/downloads/ and click “Community Edition” to download.

Step2: Double click on downloaded exe file and press continue to proceed installation

Step3: Select ASP.NET and Web Development and click on  “Install”.

Step4: Select the theme color and proceed.

Step5: Create a new project to continue or you can skip it.

Step7: Finally you’re done to start programming

Happy Learning 🙂