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Get Programming with F#

A guide for .NET developers

Isaac Abraham

May 2018, Paperback, 400 pages
ISBN13: 9781617293993
ISBN10: 1617293997
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F# leads to quicker development time and a lower total cost of ownership. Its powerful feature set allows developers to more succinctly express their intent, and encourages best practices - leading to higher quality deliverables in less time. Programming with F#: A guide for .NET developers shows you how to upgrade your .NET development skills by adding a touch of functional programming in F#. In just 43 bite-size chunks, you’ll learn to use F# to tackle the most common .NET programming tasks.

You’ll start with the basics of F# and functional programming, building on your existing skills in the .NET framework. Examples use the familiar Visual Studio environment, so you’ll be instantly comfortable. Packed with enlightening examples, real-world use cases, and plenty of easyto-digest code, this easy-to-follow tutorial will make you wonder why you didn’t pick up F# years ago!

KEY FEATURES

• Hands-on chapters

• Practical examples

• Bite-size lessons

• Try This exercises

For intermediate C# and Visual Basic .NET developers who have heard about F# and functional programming and want to understand the benefits and use it as a part of their existing toolbox without having to throw away existing code.

ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY

F# is a mature, open-source functional-first language that's rapidly growing in popularity both inside and outside the .NET ecosystem.

AUTHOR BIO

Isaac Abraham is an F# MVP and a .NET developer since .NET 1.0 with an interest in cloud computing and distributed data problems. He lives in both the UK and Germany, and is the director of Compositional IT.

Isaac Abraham is an F# MVP and a .NET developer since .NET 1.0 with an interest in cloud computing and distributed data problems. He lives in both the UK and Germany, and is the director of Compositional IT.