VC# Command Line Compiler in Visual Studio 2017


How to use the VC# command line compiler provided by Visual Studio 2017?



If you want to use the compile your VC# code from the command line, you can follow this tutorial to use the VC# command line compiler provided in Visual Studio 2017:

1. Create a simple VC# console application program, Hello.vb:

using System;
namespace Hello {
    class Program {
        static void Main(string[] args) {
            Console.WriteLine("Hello World!");

2. Run "All Programs > Visual Studio 2017 > Visual Studio Tools > Developer Command Prompt for VS 2017". You see the Visual Studio Command Prompt window.

3. Compile the VC# program with the vbc command:

C:\fyicenter>csc Hello.cs
Microsoft (R) Visual C# Compiler version
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

4. Run the VC# program:

Hello World!


First Visual C# Program in Visual Studio 2017

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