Difference between C# and Visual C#

C# and Visual C# are both the same. When you use Visual Studio for C# development, it is called Visual C# .Consider Visual C# as an implementation of C#.

Microsoft Visual Studio is an IDE from Microsoft to develop programs, web app, web services, etc. The current version of Visual Studio is Visual Studio 2017, that supports .NET 3.5 to 4.7 framework.

C# is a multi-paradigm programming language whose current version is C# 7.3.

The following reasons make C# a widely used professional language −

  • It is a modern, general-purpose programming language
  • It is object oriented.
  • It is component oriented.
  • It is easy to learn.
  • It is a structured language.
  • It produces efficient programs.
  • It can be compiled on a variety of computer platforms.
  • It is a part of .NET Framework.

Updated on: 30-Jul-2019

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