History of C#

C# have now become one of the most popular programming language developed by Microsoft with the Dot Net Framework development and was then approved by ECMA 334 and ISO. C# was designed to be general purpose, high-level; fully object-oriented as well as a component-oriented programming language. Mr. Anders Hejlsberg is the creator of this widely used programming language. The language was based on C++ and Java with additional extensions, libraries, and concepts for implementing different OOPS and component-oriented programming concepts.

Here is the list o all major release of C# and what it brings in each of the releases.

VersionDetail
1.0C# v1.0 came with .NET framework 1.0,1.1 having CLR version 1.0 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2002.
2.0C# v2.0 came with .NET framework 2.0 having CLR version 2.0, and Microsoft Visual Studio 2005.
3.0C# v3.0 came with .NET framework 3.0,3.5 having CLR version 2.0, and Microsoft Visual Studio 2008.
4.0C# v4.0 came with .NET framework 4.0 having CLR version 4.0, and Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.
5.0C# v5.0 came with .NET framework 4.5 having CLR version 4.0, and Microsoft Visual Studio 2012, 2013.
6.0C# v6.0 came with .NET framework 4.6 having CLR version 4.0 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2013, 2015.
7.0C# v7.0 came with .NET framework 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2 having CLR version 4.0 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 and 2017.

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