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C#

Simple, general-purpose, object-oriented programming language for the .NET platform
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What is C#?

C# (pronounced "See Sharp") is a simple, modern, object-oriented, and type-safe programming language. C# has its roots in the C family of languages and will be immediately familiar to C, C++, Java, and JavaScript programmers.
C# is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.

Who uses C#?

Companies
2487 companies reportedly use C# in their tech stacks, including Delivery Hero, Accenture, and Hepsiburada.

Developers
43480 developers on StackShare have stated that they use C#.

C# Integrations

Sentry, .NET, .NET Core, Azure Functions, and Blazor are some of the popular tools that integrate with C#. Here's a list of all 113 tools that integrate with C#.
Pros of C#
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Cool syntax
287
Great lambda support
259
Great generics support
205
Language integrated query (linq)
177
Extension methods
89
Automatic garbage collection
88
Properties with get/set methods
81
Backed by microsoft
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Automatic memory management
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Amaizing Crossplatform Support
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High performance
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LINQ
34
Beautiful
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Great ecosystem of community packages with Nuget
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Vibrant developer community
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Great readability
19
Dead-simple asynchronous programming with async/await
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Visual Studio - Great IDE
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Open source
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Strongly typed by default, dynamic typing when needed
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Productive
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Object oriented programming paradigm
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Easy separation of config/application code
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Great community
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OOPS simplified with great syntax
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Events management using delegates
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Operator overloading
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High-performance
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Good language to teach OO concepts
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Cool
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Linq expressions
6
Unity
6
Conditional compilation
5
Organized and clean
5
Comprehensive platform libraries
5
Coherent language backed by an extensive CLR
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Concise syntax, productivity designed
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Top level code
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Lovely
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Statically typed
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Interfaces
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Sophisticated overall
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Far more sleek and sphisticated than other languages
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Interfaces
Decisions about C#

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose C# in their tech stack.

Christopher Tucker
Founder and CTO at cartheur · | 1 upvote · 113.7K views

Problem was wanting to save time and money on converting well-written C# code to Ubuntu. Solution was to use Mono and Visual Studio Code which allowed us to convert our application libraries straight across.

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Omilegan Daniel
Application Developer at FlexSystems Infotech Solutions · | 3 upvotes · 185.8K views

I'm a C# .NET Core developer. As mobile app development sells more, I hope to upgrade my career to a mobile app developer. I'm looking at Xamarin Forms or Java. What would you advise?

Thanks

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FlutterFlutterC#C#

I have experience in game development for 5 years in C# and have a coding background of around 7 years. I want to choose a mobile application tool, but I am confused about what to choose between android native or Flutter.

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Windows 10Windows 10C#C#Visual StudioVisual Studio

Visual Studio 2019 keeps rendering only part of my project. I changed from 200% dpi to 100% and it is still doing this. Any ideas?

Razer Blade Stealth Intel 7th gen i7 8550u

A little more info, I'm trying to make my GUI my self in WPF C# so I turned off FormBorderStyle

I have Windows 10 Pro Installed which Home is usually the go-to.

I'm going to uninstall and reinstall and see if that does anything. Fingers crossed, I was looking for a more concrete solution though. :x

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I am working on a new project and need advice on which front-end technology to use. The back-end is all written in C# MVC and Microsoft SQL Server databases. In the current project, we are using the same technology stack for the front-end; we are using cshtml (razor) with jQuery.

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C#C#
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C# Preferred for back-end application code.

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C# Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to C#?
Java
Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Golang
Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.
PHP
Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.
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C#'s Followers
38900 developers follow C# to keep up with related blogs and decisions.