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Get Started with F# as a C# developer

Get Started with F# as a C# developer One of our previous posts, Why You Should Use F#, listed a few reasons why F# is worth trying out today. In this post, we'll cover some of the basics you need to know to be successful. This post is intended for people who are coming from a C#, Java, or other object-oriented background. The concepts ...

Why you should use F#

Why you should use F# This post was written by Phillip Carter and Mads Torgersen. Both work on languages on the .NET team. At Build 2017, we presented a tech talk entitled "Why You Should Use F#". However, not everyone can attend Build, and many attendees were unable to find a position in the room where they could adequately hear us. You ...

Using .NET and Docker Together

Update: See Using .NET and Docker Together – DockerCon 2018 Update Many developers I talk to are either using Docker actively or planning to adopt containers in their environment. Containers are an important trend in our industry and .NET is part of that. Microsoft and Docker have been working together so that you'll have a great ...

.NET Core Data Access

.NET Core was released a few months ago, and data access libraries for most databases, both relational and NoSQL are now available. In this post, I'll detail what client libraries are available, as well as show code samples for each of them. ORM EF Core Entity Framework is Microsoft's Object-Relational Mapper for .NET, and as such is one of...