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Getting Started with Visual C#

The following topics help you start developing applications by using Visual 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 C# Development Environment

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#.

C# Reference

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.

C# Walkthroughs

Provides links to programming walkthroughs that use C# and a brief description of each walkthrough.