The best IDE for C# on Windows is Microsoft Visual Studio. It is an IDE to develop websites, web apps, mobile apps, etc.
The following are the features of Visual Studio IDE −
Code Editor − Visual Studio has a code editor supporting syntax highlighting and code completion using IntelliSense.
Breakpoints − Set breakpoints and allow monitoring the variable values as the execution progress.
Extend Capability − With Visual Studio, you can extend the functionality of the IDE. The extension includes macros, packages, etc.
Here are the steps to compile and execute a C# program on Windows −
Start Visual Studio.
On the menu bar, choose File -> New -> Project.
Choose Visual C# from templates, and then choose Windows.
Choose Console Application.
Specify a name for your project and click OK button.
This creates a new project in Solution Explorer.
Write code in the Code Editor.
Click the Run button or press F5 key to execute the project. A Command Prompt window appears that contains the line Hello World.