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Programming F# 3.0by Chris Smith
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Why learn F#? With this guide, youll learn how this multi-paradigm language not only offers you an enormous productivity boost through functional programming, but also lets you develop applications using your existing object-oriented and imperative programming skills. Youll quickly discover the many advantages of the language, including access to all the great tools and libraries of the .NET platform.
Reap the benefits of functional programming for your next project, whether youre writing concurrent code, or building data- or math-intensive applications. With this comprehensive book, former F# team member Chris Smith gives you a head start on the fundamentals and walks you through advanced concepts of the F# language.
Why learn F#? This multiparadigm language not only offers you an enormous productivity boost through functional programming, it also lets you develop applications using your existing object-oriented and imperative programming skills. With Programming F#3.0, youll quickly discover the many advantages of this Microsoft language, which includes access to all the great tools and libraries of the .NET platform.
Learn how to reap the benefits of functional programming for your next project - whether its quantitative computing, large-scale data exploration, or even a pursuit of your own. With this comprehensive guide, F# former team member Chris Smith gives you a head start of the fundamentals and advanced concepts of the F# language.
About the Author
Chris Smith works at Microsoft on the F# team. His role as a software design engineer in test gives him a unique mastery of the F# language. Chris has a masters degree in computer science from the University of Washington.
You can read his blog, Chris Smith's Complete Unique View, at http://blogs.msdn.com/chrsmith/.
Table of Contents
PrefaceMultiparadigm ProgrammingChapter 1: Introduction to F#Chapter 2: FundamentalsChapter 3: Functional ProgrammingChapter 4: Imperative ProgrammingChapter 5: Object-Oriented ProgrammingChapter 6: .NET ProgrammingProgramming F#Chapter 7: Applied Functional ProgrammingChapter 8: Applied Object-Oriented ProgrammingChapter 9: Asynchronous and Parallel ProgrammingChapter 10: ScriptingChapter 11: Data ProcessingExtending the F# LanguageChapter 12: ReflectionChapter 13: Computation ExpressionsChapter 14: QuotationsChapter 15: Type ProvidersAppendixesOverview of .NET LibrariesF# InteropColophon
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