This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

Additional Help Resources (Visual C#)

The following sites can help you find answers to common and not-so-common problems.

The following are Web sites maintained by Microsoft that host articles and discussion groups on topics for C# developers.


MSDN Forums

A Web site where developers can post questions and answers and, also, view and search existing user-generated help content. You can also access the MSDN forums by selecting MSDN Forums from the Help menu.

Microsoft Visual C# Developer Center

Provides code samples, upgrade information, and technical content.


A Website that 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.

MSDN Discussion Groups

Provides a way to connect with experts from around the world.


File Bugs or Suggestions

File bugs or provide suggestions to Microsoft about Visual Studio. You can, also, report a bug by selecting Report a Bug from the Help menu.

Microsoft Help and Support

Provides access to Knowledgebase articles, downloads and updates, support Webcasts, and other services.



Provides a forum for questions and general discussion about Visual C#.


Provides a forum for questions and issues about Visual Studio.


Provides a forum for questions about how to work in the Visual Studio environment.


Provides a forum for questions and issues about the Visual C# documentation.

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 Community Web site.