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Lesson 1. The Visual Studio experience

I’m assuming that as a C# or VB .NET developer, you’re already familiar with Visual Studio (VS). In this book, you’ll be using Visual Studio 2015 (VS2015) and F# 4 (which is included with VS2015). This lesson covers how to ensure that your installation of VS contains everything needed for the remainder of the book so that you’re on a level playing field with me, and we can dive straight into F#! We’ll look at the following:

  • Installing Visual Studio with F#
  • Downloading F# extensions for Visual Studio 2015
  • Configuring Visual Studio 2015 for use with F#

If you’ve already used F#, you might feel the need to skip this lesson. I advise you to at least quickly skim through it to ensure that you’re working ...

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