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Development Tools Introduction to the Terminal Common Commands Other Commands

Evan Welch
Evan Welch
1,815 Points

What does "mcs" mean in the context of running C# code?

I took this course to try and understand how to use the command prompt when learning C#. I never quite learned the answer to my question. How do I run code in C# and what does "mcs" mean?


1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there, Evan Welch! The "mcs" command is specific to C#. Namely, it runs the Mono compiler.

Here's some more information about the Mono compiler.

Hope this helps! :sparkles: