dotnetsheff: Introduction to FSharp with John Stovin [DELETED]

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Introduction to FSharp with John Stovin

The second part of this session will be hands-on, so make sure you bring a laptop with dotnet core 3 and your editor of choice. Recommended is VSCode with the Ionide-Fsharp extension (

📅 Agenda
- 👋 Welcome
- 🗑️ Housekeeping
- 👨‍🏫 FP concepts (differences from OO) & basic F# syntax
- 🍕 Food/Drinks
- 💻 Code your own simple F# App!
- 🍻 Social @

👨‍💻 John Stovin
John has been a software developer for longer than he cares to remember. He learned to program on a Commodore PET back in the 1970s.

He lives in the heart of the Peak District and has spent the last 20 years working for various companies in and around Sheffield, working on systems for Marine Navigation, DVD production, and Educational Administration among others. He also teaches part-time at the Department of Computer Science at The University of Sheffield.

He regularly attends and occasionally presents at the Sheffield .NET User Group and at (def_shef), the Sheffield Functional Programming interest group. He has also presented at DDDNorth and DDDSouthWest on several occasions, and at other user groups.

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