Looking for help
This section is all about how to find quality information about programming on the web.
Reading the documentation on Microsoft Learn
The definitive resource for getting help with Microsoft developer tools and platforms is in the technical documentation on Microsoft Learn, and you can find it at the following link: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/docs.
Documentation links in this book
The official Microsoft documentation for .NET needs to cover all versions. The default version shown in the documentation is always the most recent GA version.
For example, between November 2023 and November 2024, the default version of .NET shown in documentation pages will be 8.0. Between November 2024 and November 2025, the default version of .NET will be 9.0. The following link will automatically direct to the current version depending on the current date: