THE C#
ACADEMY

Learn with Projects!

Last Updated: Jan-02-2023

THE C#
ACADEMY

Learn with Projects!

Last Updated: Jan-02-2023

Latest Updates

2024-Jan-02 : Launched the Starter SQL Challenges 3

2023-Dec-21 : Launched the C# Academy VIP Membership

.NET Full-Stack Developer Roadmap


How it Works

Start From Scratch

Learn to set up your developer environment and basic C# concepts to get you started.

Learn by Doing

Dive into our projects, tailored to get you from absolute beginner to advanced, building your skills one step at a time.

Community Based

When you get stuck, reach out and we will help you figure out the solution, teaching you how to think like a professional developer.

Get Job Ready

With our help, create a resume, build a portfolio and start jobseeking.

First Steps

Get started with our program reading and following the instructions in these articles. If possible, follow them in order. They cover everything you need to prepare for your C# journey.

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Start Here

This is your starting point. Click on the door to find out how the academy works and to read very important tips that will help you in your journey.

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Getting Help

You’ll get stuck. Many times. It’s the life of a developer. Find out how to solve problems like a professional programmer and where to get help.

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Setting Up

Learn how to set up your develop environment with .NET framework and Visual Studio so you can get ready to start coding.

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C# Foundations

Dive into basic C# syntax and control flow. You’ll learn just enough theory to have a solid foundation before jumping into our projects.

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Free Code Camp C# Certification

Get started completing this professional C# certification

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The Importance of Console Applications

Building console applications will allow you to focus on the back end before diving into the complexities of front-end. Here’s why.

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Math Game

In your first project, you’ll create a math game to reinforce what you've learned in the Foundations area

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Calculator

This you’ll create a calculator with the help of Microsoft's Documentation

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Habit Logger

Build a logger for a habit of choice. Learn how to interact with a database using SQLite and to get and validate user input

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Coding Tracker

Track your coding hours. Learn how to deal with dates, to use separation of concerns and use your first external library to enhance your application

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Flashcards

Building stacks of flashcards and a study functionality. Learn to deal with linked databases using SQL Server and to use Data Transfer Objects

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Drinks Info

Build a console app to consume an external API with HTTP Requests with C#

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Phone Book

Now you have basic understanding of SQL, it’s time to learn the basics of Entity Framework with a CRUD Phone Book Console App

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Shifts Logger

Build an App for shift workers to log their hours. In this app you’ll learn how to build a Web API and consume it with a Console App

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Exercise Tracker

Learn the repository pattern, the most common design pattern for interaction with databases

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Sports Results Notifier

Learn how to create a web crawler and send e-mails using C#

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Excel Reader

Learn how to read data from an Excel Sheet into a real database using SQL

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Unit Testing

The last piece of the puzzle before moving on to front-end. Learn to test the business logic of your applications

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Graduation!

This is your graduation from Console Apps! Find out how to start applying for jobs and what are the next steps in your coding journey.

With these projects, you'll showcase your work and start applying for jobs.

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Portfolio

Time to create a portfolio! Let’s present your work using a nice front-end technology of your choice

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Resume

The last step before start applying for jobs. Let’s build a nice resume before hit the Apply button

Learn the fundamentals of ASP.NET MVC

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Water Drinking Logger

Build your first full-stack app with ASP.NET C# Razor Pages and ADO.NET

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Movies

Build your first full-stack app with ASP.NET C# MVC and Entity Framework

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Todo List

Build your first MVC application with C#, Razor Syntax, Javascript and Bootstrap

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Budget

Build a personal finance app with multiple related tables in the back-end

Learn how .NET works together with this powerful front-end framework

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Tour of Heroes

Learn the basics of Angular by building a purely front-end app using the documentation

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Coffee Tracker

Track your coffee consumption with a C# Web Api and Angular

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Sleep Tracker

Build on your Angular foundation with an app to log and generate reports about your sleep

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Quiz Game

Build a highly interactive Quiz Game with Angular and Angular Material

Learn how .NET works together with this powerful front-end framework

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Tic-Tac-Toe

A very simple project to easy you into with this rich framework. You’ll be consuming an Api of your choice

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Call an External API

Build a simple Get Endpoint with .NET and fetch data from it using React

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Shopping List

Build your first full CRUD app with React, calling a .NET Web API

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Friends Manager

Build an app that will help you monitor and cultivate your friendships managing state with Redux

Learn the latest .NET solution for web development

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Wardrobe Inventory

Get started with Blazor by building an inventory for your clothes. With pictures!

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Memory Game

Build a simple memory game where users will train their brain and track results

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Food Journal

Log your food habits in your first CRUD Blazor App

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Sports Statistics

Build an application to track the performance of a sports team in real time

Learn this fantastic technology to build apps for Android, iOS, MacOs and Windows.

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Math Game

Start your native app development journey building a simple game with the four basic mathematical operations

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Books to Read

Build an app to keep track of reading activity using the MVVM pattern

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Monkeys Data

Build an advanced Mobile UI to present data about Monkeys, using Geolocation to show which monkey is closest to you

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Warehouse Admin

Track warehouse operations using a complex data model with Maui

Learn to secure applications using .NET/C#

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Authentication and Authorization

Learn how to secure your app with ASP.NET Core Identity

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Product Management System

Learn role-based authentication with ASP.NET Core Identity

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External Auth

Learn to authorize a self-hosted ASP.NET Identity app with an external service.

Get started in cloud computing deploying applications to Microsoft's state-of-the-art cloud solution.

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Deploying a Simple App

Start with Azure creating an account and deploying a simple app without a database

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Deploying a full-stack .NET app

Deploy a crud app from the .NET ecosystem along with a database server

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Deploy a full-stack .NET + JS Framework app

Deploy a full-stack app using a JS framework along with a .NET Web API

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Azure Functions
(Release date: Mar/29/24)

Get started with serverless computing creating backend services directly on the cloud

SQL

Learn the language used to communicate with databases.

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Starter SQL Challenges

Start your SQL journey with easy exercises

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Starter SQL Challenges 2

Creating a solid SQL Foundation

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Starter SQL Challenges 3

Slightly more advanced challenges

Challenge Projects

Test your knowledge with a monthly challenge provided by a real-world company given to job candidates

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Brewery API

Improve your .NET WebAPI skills building a Brewery API

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