Making Sense of Common C# Compiler Errors

Matt Eland
19 min readOct 26, 2021
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I get to help a lot of people learn C# programming every year. As I watch new developers grow and get used to working in C# and Visual Studio, it has become fairly clear to me that reading C# compiler errors and even their documentation is an acquired skill. I’ve made a request for Microsoft to improve the error message feedback in Visual Studio, but until that’s resolved developers still have a tough time working…

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Matt Eland

Microsoft MVP in AI, AI Specialist at Leading EDJE. Author of "Refactoring with C#".