Expert F# 3.0 pp 353-390 | Cite as

Building Smart Web Applications

  • Don Syme
  • Adam Granicz
  • Antonio Cisternino

Abstract

Delivering content and aplications via web browsers is one of the most important aspects of modern software development. This chapter examines how you can build web applications using F#. The topics covered are:
  • Serving static files and dynamic content by directly responding to HTTP requests

  • Techniques to build client-based web applications with WebSharper, the main F# web framework

  • A walkthrough of the main WebSharper features, including pagelets, sitelets, formlets, and flowlets

  • Using dynamic templates and sitelets to build WebSharper applications

  • Building sitelets that handle different HTTP requests

  • Using dependent formlets and flowlets to model user interface dependencies and wizard-like sequences of web forms

  • Defining resources and attaching them to different code units

  • A brief overview of developing WebSharper extensions to third-party JavaScript libraries

  • Defining WebSharper proxies to extend the JavaScript translation coverage to additional .NET types

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© Don Syme, Adam Granicz, and Antonio Cisternino 2012

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  • Don Syme
  • Adam Granicz
  • Antonio Cisternino

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