The best-selling introduction to F#, now thoroughly updated to version 4.0 to help you explore the new features of the language
A great foundation for exploring functional programming and its role in the future of application development
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Table of contents (13 chapters)
About this book
This book is a great foundation for exploring functional-first programming and its role in the future of application development. The best-selling introduction to F#, now thoroughly updated to version 4.0, will help you learn the language and explore its new features.
F# 4.0 is a mature, open source, cross-platform, functional-first programming language which empowers users and organizations to tackle complex computing problems with simple, maintainable and robust code. F# is also a fully supported language in Visual Studio and Xamarin Studio. Other tools supporting F# development include Emacs, MonoDevelop, Atom, Visual Studio Code, Sublime Text, and Vim.
Beginning F#4.0 has been thoroughly updated to help you explore the new features of the language including:
- Type Providers
- Constructors as first-class functions
- Simplified use of mutable values
- Support for high-dimensional arrays
- Slicing syntax support for F# lists
Reviewed by Don Syme, the chief architect of F# at Microsoft Research, Beginning F#4.0 is a great foundation for exploring functional programming and its role in the future of application development.
- Functional Programming
- Object oriented programming
Authors and Affiliations
St. Germain-En-Laye, France
London, United Kingdom
About the authors
Kit Eason is a senior software developer for an energy trading systems provider. He has also developed software for automotive engineering companies, universities, energy suppliers, banks, and financial services companies. Kit has run many educational and training courses, including evening classes, women's electronics classes and CNC training for engineers. Kit is a regular speaker at SkillsMatter in London, and at various conferences and meetups. He works mainly in F# and C# and normally speaks on F# and related matters.
Book Title: Beginning F# 4.0
Authors: Robert Pickering, Kit Eason
Publisher: Apress Berkeley, CA
Copyright Information: Robert Pickering and Kit Eason 2016
Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4842-1375-9Published: 03 May 2016
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4842-1374-2Published: 02 May 2016
Edition Number: 2
Number of Pages: XXI, 309
Number of Illustrations: 4 b/w illustrations, 33 illustrations in colour