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C# Fundamentals

by Gill Cleeren

C# is the preferred language to build .NET applications. In this course, you will learn the basics of the C# language and create your own C# applications

What you'll learn

C# offers an extended set of tools to build all types of applications, including web, mobile, and cloud-based applications. In this course, C# Fundamentals, you’ll learn the fundamentals of C# application development. First, you’ll see the syntax of the C# language including decision and iteration statements, methods, and operators. Next, you’ll explore object-oriented development with the C# language with classes and objects. Finally, you’ll learn how to work with classes of the .NET class library including how to work with files and handle exceptions. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of C# needed to build real C#-based applications.

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Course FAQ

What is c# 10?

C# (C sharp) is a programming language that was developed by Microsoft in 2001. C# 10 is the most current version of C#, offering an extended set of tools to build all types of applications, including web, mobile, and cloud-based applications

Is C# and C++ the same?

No, they are not the same. Utlimately C# is easier to learn and more commonly used. C++ is considered a "low level" programming language, while C# is "high level". C++ compiles into machine code, while C# compiles programs to CLR (Common Language Runtime).

What will I learn in this C# 10 tutorial?

This course will help you learn C# fundamentals and how to create your own C# applications. Some topics covered include:

  • Writing C# code
  • Setting up your coding environment
  • Debugging your code
  • Learning the C# syntax
  • How to add decisions and iterations
  • Using Methods and operators in C#
  • Strings, objects, classes, arrays, and lists
  • Object-oriented programming principles
Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn C# from the ground up. If you want the skills and knowledge to build C# applications, then this is the perfect place to start.

Are there any prerequisites to this course?

Nope! This is a beginner level C# course intended for those who are new to the programming language. Just bring a thirst for knowledge and be prepared to put the modules into practice along the way.

About the author

Gill Cleeren is a Microsoft Regional Director, MVP and Pluralsight author. Gill is the CTO of Xebia Microsoft Services Belgium and focuses on web and mobile architecture. He's also a frequent speaker at many international conferences. Gill also founded Techorama, the biggest IT conference in Belgium and the Netherlands.

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