Recently I was browsing Quora and was quite surprised to stumble upon this question: Java vs C#. Is Microsoft finally closing the gap? I decided to have a closer look and found more of similiar questions there.
Furthermore, at the place where I am currently working at, I am the only person with .NET background amongst mostly JVM people. We are all working on Scala projects and my colleagues are often surprised when I tell them that this or that Scala feature is also available in C#.
This makes me want to write a blog post about how cool a language C# is, especially when compared with Java. I want to underline that I’m speaking only about the language features and not about things like popularity, cross-platformness, ability to deploy easily, etc.