Updated: July 20, 2015
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This section provides detailed information on key C# language features and features accessible to C# through the .NET Framework.
Most of this section assumes that you already know something about C# and general programming concepts. If you are a complete beginner with programming or with C#, you might want to visit the C# Developer Center, where you can find many tutorials, samples and videos to help you get started.
For information about specific keywords, operators and preprocessor directives, see C# Reference. For information about the C# Language Specification, see C# Language Specification.
Inside a C# Program
Main() and Command-Line Arguments
Statements, Expressions, and Operators
Classes and Structs
LINQ Query Expressions
Unsafe Code and Pointers
XML Documentation Comments
Application Domains (C# and Visual Basic)
Assemblies and the Global Assembly Cache
Exceptions and Exception Handling
File System and the Registry (C# Programming Guide)
Advanced C# in C# 3.0 in a Nutshell, Third Edition: A Desktop Quick Reference