Interest in Microsoft’s new C# language has been building over the last few months, and some cube-farm prognosticators have even been calling it the .NET language to learn. But if you’re feeling a little behind the curve when it comes to C#, don’t sweat it. We’ve got our own tutorial of sorts, designed to get the average programmer up to speed on C# with a minimum of hassle.

Hacking the basics
If you’ve ever seen any Java code before, you’ll find C# to be very familiar. If, on the other hand, you’ve never laid eyes on Java outside of a latte at Starbucks, you’ll probably want to walk through some code. In either case, you should first get your feet wet with C#’s syntax by checking out our introductory article series:

Graduating to the next level
If you’re looking for more advanced topics, you should check out these articles: