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Special Edition Using C# by NIIT

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What C# Is

C# (pronounced “C sharp”) is, as Microsoft describes it, a “simple, modern, object-oriented, and type-safe programming language derived from C and C++.” Targeted at the Web development community, where Java is the dominant language, C# is available as part of Microsoft’s Visual Studio. NET. In addition to C#, Visual Studio .NET also supports Visual Basic, Visual C++, and JScript.

The platform for which C# has primarily been designed is .NET, a technology from Microsoft that enables Web developers to build robust Internet applications and provide software as services to users across the world. The .NET platform includes a rich class library that not only C# developers can access but also those who prefer to work in the languages with ...

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