Lesson 4. Saying a little, doing a lot

In this lesson, you’ll gain an overview of the basics of the F# language:

  • You’ll take a closer look at the F# language syntax, including the let keyword.
  • You’ll learn how to write some more-complex functions and values.
  • You’ll learn what scoping is, why it’s important for creating readable code, and how it works in F#.

Think about the programming languages that you use today. They come in all sorts of flavors and are known for being used in different fields or situations. For example, Java is well-known as an enterprise programming language—which has somewhat negative connotations of a slow-moving and verbose language. Others might have a reputation for being used at startups, academia, or in data ...

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