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Intro to Functional Programming with F#


This talk is an introduction to functional programming, with a focus on F#. The first section covers functional programming history, techniques, and benefits. The second part shows how this is used in F#, covering F# syntax and some special features like Type Providers, Units of Measure, and performance compared to C#.

The third section goes into mind-bending topics like immutable data structure implementation, currying, the y-combinator, contravariant and covariant functors, and category theory.

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Categories: Software Talk

Tags: Software F# C# Languages