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    New to C#, have some questions

    Hi all,

    I'm starting a new job and C# is going to be necessary. I'm used to writing C/C++ in Linux/Unix.

    1) Well, VStudio isn't free, so what's generally regarded as the best "free" IDE so I can start poking around with this at home?

    2) I was reading that "all" .NET languages use the same "class library". That sounds really cool. So I'm guessing you never have any kind of "#include" statement for that library, just "using" statements (for the relevant parts of this implicit super-library) in C# or any other .NET language?

    Thank you in advance!
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    I am not a C# programmer, but I would point out that MS Visual C# Express is available at zero price, unless I missed something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by laserlight View Post
    I am not a C# programmer, but I would point out that MS Visual C# Express is available at zero price, unless I missed something.
    perfect. thanks
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    I use C# express all the time. Had a windows forms class last semester and it has pretty much everything you need to create an application using it, it's pretty big for a free software.

    A funny thing about interoperability between language. In order to create a good SDI App You can use a Microsoft Visual Basic dll and import their framework they have set up for SDI Apps. Thought that was funny, since there isn't an equivalent built into C# libraries.

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