01 Overview

In this post we’re going to have an Overview on C# then later we will start the Technical parts of C# so let’s start 🙂

C# is a modern, general-purpose, object-oriented programming language developed by Microsoft and approved by Ecma and ISO.

C# was developed by Anders Hejlsberg and his team during the development of .Net Framework.

C# is designed for Common Language Infrastructure (CLI), which consists of the executable code and runtime environment that allows use of various high-level languages to be used on different computer platforms and architectures.

The following reasons make C# a widely used professional language:

  • Modern, general-purpose programming language
  • Object oriented.
  • Component oriented.
  • Easy to learn.
  • Structured language.
  • It produces efficient programs.
  • It can be compiled on a variety of computer platforms.
  • Part of .Net Framework.

Strong Programming Features of C#

Although C# constructs closely follow traditional high-level languages, C and C++ and being an object-oriented programming language, it has strong resemblance with Java, it has numerous strong programming features that make it endearing to multitude of programmers worldwide.

Following is the list of few important features:

  • Boolean Conditions
  • Automatic Garbage Collection
  • Standard Library
  • Assembly Versioning
  • Indexers
  • Integration with Windows

Next time we are going to talk about the Environment of C# and the .NET Framwork
Stay Tuned 🙂

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