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It depends, excuse me, it's not a question. your question should be can I learn C# but the long time can't be determined.
Let me know when this question will be solved? when I say after 3 months :)
So, the answer is 3 months.


suppose I learned C++ in 5 months?
how long will it take me to learn C#?
the similarity between C++ & C# may help!


The similarity is existing.
And I don't know your level in C++, say you're advanced C++ programmer, so in 3 months you'll professionate C# and depends on the C# projects you are gonna develop.


As you know C++ already, learning C# will not be so difficult. Although both languages have much in common there are differences. I suppose you want to work in a .NET environment. Now THAT will be the hardest part to learn I guess. .NET is HUGE!
About 12 months ago I started, still learning every day...


First I want to learn the language itself. so that I can write any simple console programs.
I tried to write some programs. I could not use pointers because the compiler said they are not safe.
the keyword "array" I don't know what it is.
are there a lot of new things in the language itself?

but I think the main problem is that there's no any standard header files. instead I think I have to use .NET. I know nothing about it.

another problem is APIs. can I use API functions in C#?


You can still use pointers in C# if you mark the part of the code with the unsafe keyword. But why use pointers when you don't have to?
C# has no header files. A program gets access to classes and methods to dll-files using the using keyword at the beginning of a code file.
Suggest you download Visual Studio C# Express edition if you not already done that(It's free) It contains lots of help to get you on the way. Also an introductory book might be of help.
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