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Mastering F# by Suhaib Fahad, Alfonso García-Caro Núñez

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Data analysis with type providers

The World Bank is an international organization that provides financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. The World Bank provides data indicators and other data about countries around the world. There are about 8,000 indicators that can be accessed in the World Bank database. We will use this data to do some analytics/charting.

The World Bank data can be accessed via a type provider available specifically for the World Bank in the FSharp.Data library (this is available via NuGet, a repository for .NET libraries). We will then use the FSharp.Charting library to visualize the data in a chart and see some indicators.

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NuGet libraries can be accessed either by the NuGet tool itself ...

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