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Foundations of F#

  • Authors
  • Robert┬áPickering

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Pages 1-5
  3. Pages 129-166
  4. Pages 167-207
  5. Pages 209-238
  6. Pages 239-270
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 345-360

About this book

Introduction

Functional programming (FP) is the future of .NET programming, and F# is much more than just an FP language. Every professional .NET programmer needs to learn about FP, and there's no better way to do it than by learning F#, and no easier way to learn F# than from Foundations of F#.

If you're already familiar with FP, youll find F# the language youve always dreamed of. All .NET programmers will find F# an exciting real-world alternative to C# and Visual Basic. This book is likely to have many imitators, but few true competitors. Written by F# evangelist Rob Pickering, and tech reviewed by F#'s main designer, Don Syme, this is an elegant, comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the language and an incisive guide to using F# for real-world professional development. F# is the future of programming (not just on .NET), and the future is now.

Keywords

.NET C# F# Objective CAML Visual Basic databases design development functional programming interfaces language object-oriented programming (OOP) programming user interface

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