Chapter 01

Hello, C#! Welcome, .NET!

In this first chapter, the goals are setting up your development environment, understanding the similarities and differences between .NET Core, .NET Framework, and .NET Standard, and then creating the simplest application possible with C# and .NET Core using Microsoft's Visual Studio Code.

After this first chapter, this book can be divided into three parts: first, the grammar and vocabulary of the C# language; second, the types available in .NET Core for building app features; and third, examples of common cross-platform apps you can build using C# and .NET. The last two chapters are about two types of application that can be built with C# but the first is not cross-platform and the second does not use .NET ...

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