Hello Personal Today we at Masterprogramming will be explaining what is C # or Sharp C when it is pronounced.
C# (pronounced as see sharp) is a multi-paradigm programming language encompassing strong typing, imperative, declarative, functional, generic, object-oriented (class-based), and component-oriented programming disciplines.
It was developed by Microsoft within its .NET initiative and later approved as a standard by Ecma.
C# is one of the programming languages designed for the Common Language Infrastructure.
C# is a general-purpose, object-oriented programming language.
Its development team is led by Anders Hejlsberg. The most recent version is C# 7.0 which was released in 2017 along with Visual Studio 2017.
Why this name?
The name “C sharp” was inspired by musical notation where a sharp indicates that the written note should be made a semitone higher in pitch.
This is similar to the language name of C++, where “++” indicates that a variable should be incremented by 1. The sharp symbol also resembles a ligature of four “+” symbols (in a two-by-two grid), further implying that the language is an increment of C++.
Due to technical limitations of display (standard fonts, browsers, etc.) and the fact that the sharp symbol (U+266F ♯ MUSIC SHARP SIGN is not present on most keyboard layouts, the number sign was chosen to approximate the sharp symbol in the written name of the programming language.
This convention is reflected in the C# Language Specification.
However, when it is practical to do so (for example, in advertising or in box art), Microsoft uses the intended musical symbol.
The “sharp” suffix has been used by a number of other .NET languages that are variants of existing languages, including J# (a .NET language also designed by Microsoft that is derived from Java 1.1), A# (from Ada), and the functional programming language F#.
The original implementation of Eiffel for .NET was called Eiffel#,a name retired since the full Eiffel language is now supported. The suffix has also been used for libraries, such as Gtk# (a .NET wrapper for GTK+ and other GNOME libraries) and Cocoa# (a wrapper for Cocoa).