Functional Programming and F# with Rachel Reese

The Western Devs kidnap Rachel Reese at Prairie Dev Con and force her to speak on functional programming and F# in exchange for empanadas
Recorded on Tuesday, April 12, 2016


Special guest: Rachel Reese

  • Why functional programming? Why now?
  • Myths of functional programming
  • This ain't your mother's functional programming
  • Can I find a job with F#?
  • Can companies find F# developers?
  • WTF is a monad?
  • Useful F# libraries
  • Scripting with F#
  • Type providers
  • Options
  • Piping
  • Discriminated unions
  • Records vs. tuples vs. structs
  • Getting started with F#
  • F# in the community
  • F# in Xamarin, Mono, and .NET Core
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