Working with F Sharp


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Working with F Sharp

F# is a new language that ships with Visual Studio 2010. It is based on the functional OCaml language. F# is largely a functional language, though it has traces of object orientation and imperative languages too. Writing safe concurrent programs has become a concern recently, as multi-core CPUs have become widespread. Functional language helps support concurrency by encouraging the use of immutable data structures that can be passed between threads and machines without worrying about thread safety or concurrency.

I'm going to show you a brief demo of the FSharpEditor here inside Visual Studio. I have already opened a project that called FSharpEditor. I'm going to double-click on this Program.fs file. You might guess that FS stands for FSharp. That means that this file contains F# code. So I'll double-click, and this is the editor. I'm going to use the printfn function to print information out to the console. I'm also going to use this #light compiler flag, which makes i...

Working with F Sharp
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Working with F Sharp provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training

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