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Introduction to F for the C Developer

8/17/2013 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Main Meeting: An Introduction to F# for the C# Developer - Mathias Brandewinder

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Microsoft's RTP Office

4825 Creekstone Dr, Durham, NC (map)

Please Sign in! Enter the Microsoft building and it's the first door on the right. Please arrive prior to the outside doors locking @ 6pm.

An Introduction to F# for the C# Developer

Back in 2010, Visual Studio shipped with a new language on board: F#. Out of curiosity, I started playing with it, and got hooked. F# is a fantastic language - it mixes functional and Object Oriented approaches seamlessly, encourages writing bug-free code (it is virtually impossible to get a null exception...), comes with great features, and is incredibly productive. For the C# developer accustomed to Object Oriented thinking, it can also be a bit daunting at first.

Mathias Brandewinder has been writing software in C# for nearly 10 years, and loving every minute of it, except maybe for a few release days. He is an F# MVP, enjoys arguing about code and how to make it better, and gets very excited when discussing TDD or F#. His other professional interests are applied math and probability. If you want to know more about him, you can check out his blog at www.clear-lines.com/blog or find him on Twitter as @brandewinder.

Meeting Agenda:

5:30-6:00 - Welcome/Food

6:00-6:15 - Announcements

6:15-7:45 - Presentation

7:45-8:00 - Give-aways

A special thanks to August's main meeting sponsor!

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