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  1. #1

    C# - is this sensible/(worth learning) language?

    Have joined evening course for C# (pronounced C sharp, interestingly enough). In first lesson am told C# perhaps Microsoft's slightly petulant, perhaps, reply to Java.

    I gloomly jump to this conclusion: C# was invented - not for sensible computery reasons - but as part of Microsoft's corporate strategy of 'commoditising' (is that the term?) hardware and software, to make things difficult for free software. That is: make it difficult to just plug anything, hard or soft, into anything else.

    Is this fair? Willy nilly is it a sensible language?

    Thanks any help.
    All power is violence; all power is evil.
    Money As Debt

  2. #2
    I say give it a go! I do some playing with it, from time to time when I'm not too tired, and I think its really good and fun language. You even have some free implementations of the language for GNU/Linux, one at and the other one at

    Good luck

  3. #3
    Great thanks.

    Especially for web sites, forgot to ask for those:
    All power is violence; all power is evil.
    Money As Debt

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