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Published on May 10, 2018 by Microsoft

F# is a functional programming language that runs on .NET. It has a great community behind it, and now comes included with .NET Core.

In this episode, Phillip Carter (@_cartermp) joins Rich (@runfaster2000) to talk about what is new for the F# language. Phillip talks about where F# fits in the family of .NET languages and how it compares to C#. He also gives us a demo of the tooling in Visual Studio, and talks to us about how to get started

  • [00:47] – Why would someone pick F#
  • [02:28] – How does F# compare to other families of languages
  • [03:40] – Is F# more of an academic language?
  • [04:44] – How approachable is F#
  • [05:50] – What’s new in the Visual Studio tooling for $F?
  • [11:00] – What are F# type providers?
  • [23:53] – How do you get setup with F# in Visual Studio?

 

Check out these links below to learn more about the F# language.

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6 Comments on "What’s new in F#"

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Moondevil
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Moondevil
2 months 20 days ago

I missed the explanation on how to use F# for doing WPF/UWP development and how the tools relate to the C# ones.

TonyHenrique
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TonyHenrique
2 months 22 days ago

Very nice! I plan to use F# in Azure Functions soon.

AntyaDev
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AntyaDev
2 months 22 days ago

Amazing!

bapcyk
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bapcyk
2 months 22 days ago

Very good demo

Brett Rowberry
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Brett Rowberry
2 months 30 days ago

Great demo!

zyp07
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zyp07
3 months 13 hours ago

This type of tutorial is very practical and basic to learn to program in .NET

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