Professional F# 2.0
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: October 2010
Pages: 432

Discover the new functional language from Microsoft: F#

F# is a cutting-edge programming language that offers a number of new features and approaches, making software easier to write—particularly that software that requires full use of multicore processors. This book shows you how to harness the power of F# and encompasses both the Microsoft .NET Framework and the Visual Studio® 2010 toolset. You'll discover how F# 2.0 serves as a fusion of object-oriented and functional approaches and how this is useful for augmenting other .NET languages. Full of detailed explanations, this reference is key if you are writing new code for complex or multi-processor applications.

Professional F# 2.0:

  • Explains binding values, control flow and F#'s unique typing system

  • Demonstrates pattern matching and complex functions

  • Covers imperative and object programming

  • Discusses functional design concepts, patterns, and methodologies

  • Features coverage of F# and the .NET CLR, and F# and C# interaction

  • Investigates F# and .NET data access through ADO.NET and NHibernate

  • Provides code for applications that are mathematically and data intensive, and applications that would traditionally be written in multiple languages

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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