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Unit 1. F# and Visual Studio

In this first unit of Learn F#, you’re going to gently ease into getting up and running with F#. You’ll mostly look at how F# works within the development environment that you’re already most familiar with, Visual Studio. This book uses VS2015.

You’ll also write a simple application in F# as quickly as possible, so that you understand which existing skills and knowledge from your C#/VB .NET expertise can be reapplied within the world of F#, and which can’t be. Finally, you’ll explore a different way of developing software in Visual Studio called the REPL.

By the end of this unit, you’ll have a good understanding of how F# fits into Visual Studio and what you should (and shouldn’t!) expect from the typical F# developer ...

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