CHAPTER 6Organizing, Annotating, and Quoting Code

An important part of any programming language is the ability to organize code into logical chunks. It's also important to be able to annotate code with notes about what it does, for future maintainers and even yourself.

It has also become common to use attributes and data structures to annotate assemblies and the types and values within them. Other libraries or the CLR can then interpret these attributes. I cover this technique of marking functions and values with attributes in the section "Attributes." The technique of compiling code into data structures is known as quoting, and I cover it in the section "Quoted Code" toward the end of the chapter.

Modules

F# code is organized into modules, ...

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