Console.Read Console.Write Demo

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Start Visual Studio

Select File/New/Project

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Select Console Application and Name the Project

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You should see the following Code in the project <csharp> using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Text;

namespace ConsoleRead {

   class Program
   {
       static void Main(string[] args)
       {
       }
   }

} </syntaxhighlight>

Add the following code to make our new project similar to the HelloWorld porject

<csharp> using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Text;

namespace ConsoleRead {

   class Program
   {
       static void Main(string[] args)
       {
           Console.Write("Hello");
       }
   }

} </syntaxhighlight>

To build the project Select

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or

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You should a black console window flash on the screen and really quicly display the word 'Hello'

Add the following lina after the Console.Write Line

<csharp> Console.Write("Hello");

           //Pause and wait for the user to press a key
           Console.ReadKey();

</syntaxhighlight>

<csharp> using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Text;

namespace ConsoleRead {

   class Program
   {
       static void Main(string[] args)
       {
           string strName;     //Declare a string object
           
           Console.Write("What is your name? ");
           strName = Console.ReadLine();   //set strName value equal to what the user typed
           
           Console.Write("Hello " + strName);
           //Pause and wait for the user to press a key
           Console.ReadKey();
       }
   }

} </syntaxhighlight>


The final output should look like this

What is your name? Jeff
Hello Jeff