dotnetsheff: F# with Isaac Abraham

This event will be a single talk about F# with Isaac Abraham

❗❗ 🌐 This is an online event, we'll be hosting the event on Zoom, the link for the meeting is below, however, we'll only announce the password just before the event.


📅 Agenda
- 👋 Welcome
- 🗑️ Housekeeping
- 👨‍🏫 F#
- 🍻 Virtual Bar

👉 F#
F# has been a part of .NET since the early days of the Framework, yet it still is relatively unknown for a large majority of the .NET developer community. But why is this? With the rise of .NET Core, and with C# going through a large transition at the moment with features such as tuples, pattern matching and non-nullability all influenced from F#, it's never been easier to start using F# today.

This talk will cover and discuss the fundamentals of functional programming, cover the basic value proposition of F#, illustrate the philosophy and key language features behind the language, with examples comparing equivalent solutions in C# and F#, as well as looking at the typical life cycle for F# developers.

We'll finish up with some demos that show use cases of F# and how, when using a language that has functional programming at its heart, you can "level up" and achieve large boosts in both productivity and developer satisfaction.

👨‍💻 Isaac Abraham

Isaac Abraham is a F# MVP and a .NET developer since .NET 1.0 with an interest in cloud computing and distributed data problems. He is the author of Get Programming with F# and is the director of Compositional IT. He specializes in consultancy, training and development, helping customers adopt high-quality, functional-first solutions on the .NET platform.

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