C# is now a well-established language that builds on features found in its predecessor C-style languages (C, C++, and Java), making it immediately familiar to many experienced programmers.1 Furthermore, the C# programming language can be used to build software components and applications which run on a wide variety of operating systems (platforms).
1. The first C# design meeting took place in 1998.
This chapter introduces C# using the traditional
HelloWorld program. The chapter focuses on C# syntax fundamentals, including defining an entry point into the C# program. This will familiarize you with the C# syntax style and ...