Coding in C# for a developer


I have been coding in for a few years now and have been given a possible 4 month project to re-engineer an site written in C#.
I need to get up and running in C# as quickly as possible. Could someone please refer me to
a resource or two for getting to know C# for a developer and maybe a place to convert the code. Thanks
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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Navneet.Net Full Stack DeveloperCommented:

This is good place for your Code Conversion.

Good Cross refrence like


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I have been using VB.NET for 8 years. I am a VB MVP. But since September, I am coding C# in my new job. Its just a matter of getting used to those curly braces and semicolons.
käµfm³d 👽Commented:
I agree with CodeCruiser. I started with VB, but I now work in C# (and write VB only on EE). If you are familiar with .NET classes, then your primary concern is focusing on C#-specific syntax (which is C-style a.k.a. Java-style). You also have to be mindful that C# is case-sensitive (where VB is not), and a few other subtleties like the difference in adding dynamic event handlers, implicit conversions/casts, and no difference in Sub and Function (a "Sub" in C# is a function that "returns" void), to name a few.
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käµfm³d 👽Commented:
implicit conversions/casts
I should have expanded that a bit. VB, if you let it, allows a good bit of implicit conversion. In C#, you have to explicitly cast unless you override an implicit operator on your class (you can't override the operator for Framework classes).
my two cents:
Do not forget that in VB you say "give me a zero to 4 array" when you want a 5 cells array, while in c# you say "give me 5 cells array" - that is
string[5] myArray
is a 0 to 4 array...
Another handly stuff in vb is the Handles keyword you can put on routines to manage events around. in c# you must get accustomed to the += delegate_for_event_handlers sintax

But as others said, the common language runtime and base classes are still there. By the way, if you're in difficoult, remember you could always have dll invoked from c# (and vice versa, of course). That is: if you have a hard time, you could wrap some useful code in a dll and add a reference to it inside your c# stuff...
In This tool you can select Your #C code to be converted and saved as .NET code

Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
I appeciate the help. Pity I can't award more points to you each
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