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Peter Smulovics‏ @MountGellert

Literal quote from a coworker: I would have told you that I would never join a c# team, now I can't believe anyone would choose java over c#

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Scott Addie @Scott_Addie

Tooling. Where else will you find an IDE as nice as Visual Studio?

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moiTrades @MoiTrades

I don't have to install Node and million JS libraries to create apps that r truly amazing. And oh yeah, now r cross plat too.

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Willem Meints @willem_meints

fully open source and a modern API that is kept up-to-date.

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Edward Spencer @ed_spencer_uk

Widely used. Well supported, a shedload of online resources

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Ivan Gavryliuk @aloneguid

C# is Java done right

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Ankit Srivastava @srivastavaankit

the ease of implementing & continous improvement that makes .net the best platform for developers...

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devcision @devcision

it has the best IDE. Frameworks and tools from same company so it works well together. From enterprise to mobile...

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Sriram Sakthivel @sriramtwt

Cross Platform, Rapid Development, C#, Wide set of class libraries!

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Montray Davis @MontrayDavis

Looks like I need to learn ASP.NET for my new job. Loving it already. #DotNETCore #AspNetCore

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Sarmad Sattar @sarmad_sattar

c# development pace, easy to approach and learn, all those great feature from very beginning like linq, iterator...

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Bart Calixto @bartmax

people behind it and community.


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"Using the same-size server, we were able to go from 1,000 requests per second per node with Node.js to 20,000 requests per second with .NET Core."

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