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Learn C#

Learn Microsoft’s popular C# programming language, used to make websites, mobile apps, video games, VR, and more.

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563,511 learners enrolled
This course includes
  • Skill level

    Beginner
  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    20 hours
  • Projects

    14
  • Prerequisites

    None

About this course

The C# programming language offers flexible and comprehensive libraries that make it easy to work across operating systems. That’s why it’s widely used by companies like Microsoft and Stack Overflow. Whether you want to develop websites, apps, video games, or virtual reality, building your foundation is key. In this course, you’ll learn C# basics so you can become a more versatile programmer.

Skills you'll gain

  • Use core C# programming concepts

  • Write your own C# programs

  • Learn object-oriented programming

Syllabus

20 lessons • 14 projects • 10 quizzes
  • Certificate of completion available with Plus or Pro

    Earn a certificate of completion and showcase your accomplishment on your resume or LinkedIn.

The platform

Hands-on learning

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Meet the creator of the course
Zoe Bachman
Curriculum Director
Curriculum Director at Codecademy and creative technologist. She has designed a range of Codecademy courses, including Learn HTML, Learn C#, Learn Alexa, and the beginner-friendly Learn How to Code.

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Learn C# course ratings and reviews

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  • This course was extremely helpful. Before I started it I didn't know anything about C# but now after finishing it I feel I have an adequate amount of information to begin completing projects and expand my knowledge.
    Ali T.
    Verified Learner
  • The C# course was an excellent course to get up to speed quickly with the programming language. I loved the hands on approach, similar to immersion learning when learning a new language. I feel like my time was used wisely when I went through this course. Having the hands on experience while learning helped to solidify the concepts of C# in my mind.
    Regina B.
    Verified Learner
  • Rapid introduction to C#. There's nowhere else on the internet you'll get going with the basics faster.
    BB
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Frequently asked questions about C#

  • C# is a general-purpose programming language created by Microsoft. It offers helpful features that make it easier to execute complex tasks, and its straightforward syntax, supportive community, and excellent documentation make it a great language for beginners.

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