Getting Started with C#
Updated: July 20, 2015
For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017 RC, see Visual Studio 2017 RC Documentation.
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.
Visual C# Breaking Changes in Visual Studio 2013
Lists breaking changes in the C# compiler since the previous version.
Introduction to the C# Language and the .NET Framework
Provides an overview of the C# language and the .NET platform.
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#.
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.