Setting up the environment
Programming environment specifically refers to the Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that you will use, and the dependencies associated with it. C# is part of .NET Framework from Microsoft, which needs to be installed on your machine to work. Luckily for us, many of the IDEs in the world will install that for you when you start working in C#. Even more luckily for us, Visual Studio, if installed from Unity Hub, is preconfigured and you can get right to developing your project straight away! Let’s go through the steps to see how you can set up your environment.
The Unity environment
Microsoft Visual Studio is free, directly connects to Unity, and comes with tools to help you right off the bat! This is like needing to work on your car and someone just hands you the right tool for what you need as you put your hand in the engine bay.
There are some steps to ensure that every application is talking to each other. Let’s walk through...