What is C# Programing & What Are Its Strengths?
What is C#?
C# (pronounced C sharp like the musical note) is a widely used programming language created in the year 2000 by Anders Hejlsberg as a rival to Java. It’s a general-purpose language designed for developing apps on the Microsoft platform and requires the .NET framework on Windows to work.
What are its Strengths?
It’s Complex Yet Easy To Learn
C# has lots of features that make it relatively easy to learn (at least when compared with some other coding languages). It’s a high level language that’s easy to read and has many of its most complex tasks abstracted away so that you don’t have to worry about them. The fact that it’s a statically-typed language also makes it easier to find errors.
That being said, it’s still a complex programming language and mastering it can take more time and effort than more simple languages like Python.
Game & App Development
While it can be used to create pretty much anything, C# is especially good in the development of Windows desktop applications and games. It can also be used to develop apps as well and has become increasingly popular for mobile development.
C# is also used to create games using the world’s most popular game engine: Unity. More than a third of the top games are made with Unity and there are currently around 770 million active users of games created using the engine. As such it makes a great choice for programmers looking to break into the game development or virtual reality industries.
Power & Flexibility
The fact that C# is a powerful, flexible and well-supported language has lead it to become one of the world’s most most popular programming languages in a relatively short space of time. This means that it’s able to be used in the development of a wide variety of different applications and people looking to harness its potential are able to draw on a widely available pool of talent.
C#, Lateral And You
At Lateral, our expert team of programming ninjas have well and truly mastered the C# dark arts and are ready and waiting to put them to good use developing an amazing program or application for you. As it’s relatively simple to use, C# can also represent a highly cost effective method of development when deployed by an experienced set of hands. To find out more about what our C# expertise can do for you, just get in touch with us today! We promise we’ll try not to get too nerdy with you (unless you’re into that sort of thing).
Back to blog post list Enquire now