What is C#?

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C# (pronounced "see sharp" or "C Sharp") is one of many .NET programming languages. It is object-oriented and allows you to build reusable components for a wide variety of application types. Microsoft introduced C# on June 26th, 2000 and it became a v1.0 product on Feb 13th 2002. 

C# is an evolution of the C and C++ family of languages. However, it borrows features from other programming languages, such as Delphi and Java. If you look at the most basic syntax of both C# and Java, the code looks very similar, but then again, the code looks a lot like C++ too, which is intentional. Developers often ask questions about why C# supports certain features or works in a certain way. The answer is often rooted in it's C++ heritage.

C# has become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly in the world of enterprise software development. It is widely used for developing Windows desktop applications, web applications, and games for various platforms. Some popular examples of applications built with C# include Visual Studio, Unity game engine, and Microsoft Office.