Get Programming With F#: A Guide For .Net DevelopersUnknown - 20171030
Get 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-sized chunks, you''ll learn how to use F# to tackle the most common .NET programming tasks.Examples use the familiar Visual Studio environment, so you''ll be instantly comfortable. Packed with enlightening examples, real-world use cases, and plenty of easy-to-digest code, this easy-to-follow tutorial will make you wonder why you didn''t pick up F# years ago! FForewords by Dustin Campbell of Microsoft and Tomas Petricek of fsharpWorks.
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About the Technology
Your .NET applications need to be good for the long haul. F#''s unique blend of functional and imperative programming is perfect for writing code that performs flawlessly now and keeps running as your needs grow and change. It takes a little practice to master F#''s functional-first style, so you may as well get programming!
About the Book
Get Programming with F#: A guide for .NET developers teaches F# through 43 example-based lessons with built-in exercises so you can learn the only way that really works: by practicing. The book upgrades your .NET skills with a touch of functional programming in F#. You''ll pick up core FP principles and learn techniques for iron-clad reliability and crystal clarity. You''ll discover productivity techniques for coding F# in Visual Studio, functional design, and integrating functional and OO code.
What''s InsideLearn how to write bug-free programs Turn tedious common tasks into quick and easy ones Use minimal code to work with JSON, CSV, XML, and HTML data Integrate F# with your existing C# and VB.NET applications Create web-enabled applications
About the Reader
Written for intermediate C# and Visual Basic .NET developers. No experience with F# is assumed.
About the Author
Isaac Abraham is an experienced .NET developer and trainer. He''s an F# MVP for his contributions to the .NET community.
Table of ContentsUnit 1 - F# AND VISUAL STUDIO Lesson 1 - The Visual Studio experience Lesson 2 - Creating your first F# program Lesson 3 - The REPL-changing how we develop Unit 2 - HELLO F# Lesson 4 - Saying a little, doing a lot Lesson 5 - Trusting the compiler Lesson 6 - Working with immutable data Lesson 7 - Expressions and statements Lesson 8 Capstone 1 Unit 3 - TYPES AND FUNCTIONS Lesson 9 - Shaping data with tuples Lesson 10 - Shaping data with records Lesson 11 - Building composable functions Lesson 12 - Organizing code without classes Lesson 13 - Achieving code reuse in F# Lesson 14 - Capstone 2 Unit 4 - COLLECTIONS IN F# Lesson 15 - Working with collections in F# Lesson 16 - Useful collection functions Lesson 17 - Maps, dictionaries, and sets Lesson 18 - Folding your way to success Lesson 19 - Capstone 3 Unit 5 - THE PIT OF SUCCESS WITH THE F# TYPE SYSTEM Lesson 20 - Program flow in F# Lesson 21 - Modeling relationships in F# Lesson 22 - Fixing the billion-dollar mistake Lesson 23 - Business rules as code Lesson 24 - Capstone 4 Unit 6 - LIVING ON THE .NET PLATFORM Lesson 25 - Consuming C# from F# Lesson 26 - Working with NuGet packages Lesson 27 - Exposing F# types and functionsto C# Lesson 28 - Architecting hybrid language applications Lesson 29 - Capstone 5 Unit 7 - WORKING WITH DATA Lesson 30 - Introducing type providers Lesson 31 - Building schemas from live data Lesson 32 - Working with SQL Lesson 33 - Creating type provider-backed APIs Lesson 34 - Using type providers in the real world Lesson 35 - Capstone 6 Unit 8 - WEB PROGRAMMING Lesson 36 - Asynchronous workflows Lesson 37 - Exposing data over HTTP Lesson 38 - Consuming HTTP data Lesson 39 - Capstone 7 Unit 9 - UNIT TESTING Lesson 40 - Unit testing in F# Lesson 41 - Property-based testing in F# Lesson 42 - Web testing Lesson 43 - Capstone 8 Unit 10 - WHERE NEXT? Appendix A - The F# community Appendix B - F# in my organization Appendix C - Must-visit F# resources Appendix D - Must-have F# libraries Appendix E - Other F# language features
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