Introduction to Coding with C#
Duration: 3 Days (Classroom, Business Site or Remote)
£ 1500 per person
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Note: 1 day taster courses are also available
C# (pronounced “C-sharp”) is a high-level, modern, and object-oriented programming language developed by Microsoft. It was introduced in the early 2000s as part of Microsoft’s .NET initiative and has since become a widely used language for a variety of software development purposes. C# is known for its simplicity, readability, and robust features, making it popular for developing a range of applications, including desktop software, web applications, mobile apps, and game development.
Key features of C# include:
Object-Oriented: C# is an object-oriented language, which means it supports the creation and manipulation of objects, making it easier to model real-world entities in code.
Type Safety: C# is statically typed, which helps catch errors at compile time rather than at runtime, improving code reliability.
Memory Management: C# includes automatic memory management through the .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR) to handle tasks like garbage collection, reducing the risk of memory leaks.
Rich Standard Library: C# offers a vast standard library with pre-built classes and functions, allowing developers to perform common tasks without reinventing the wheel.
Cross-Platform Development: With the introduction of .NET Core and its successor, .NET 5 (now known as .NET 6 and later), C# can be used for cross-platform development on Windows, macOS, and Linux.
Strong Integration: C# integrates well with other Microsoft technologies, such as Visual Studio (an integrated development environment) and the .NET framework, making it a popular choice for Windows application development.
Support for Asynchronous Programming: C# has robust support for asynchronous programming, which is crucial for handling tasks like web requests and responsive user interfaces.
C# has a wide and active developer community, and it is often used in conjunction with the .NET ecosystem for building a diverse range of applications, from web services to desktop applications to games using the Unity game engine.