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F# everywhere! This is not a 'hello world' session..
*** The state of F# in 2018 *** Aaron Powell (@slace, https://www.aaron-powell.com) F# is the often overlooked child of the CLI, despite being one of Microsoft’s earliest success stories around Open Source. So with Microsoft’s renewed focus on Open Source what does it look like to build an application in F# today? From tooling to the server and even the browser F# is everywhere. Let’s go beyond the “intro to F# syntax” and start building something truly functional! *** Hands on Session *** After the talk, we'll break out laptops plus do some mob coding on the projector. Aaron will give us an exercise to try.. and I have a feeling it's going involve compiling to JS for the browser... If you can bring your laptop, and get a chance to prepare.. check you have/install: .NET Core (https://github.com/dotnet/core/blob/master/release-notes/2.1/2.1.4/2.1.4.md) VSCode (https://code.visualstudio.com/) Ionide (http://ionide.io/) Fable (http://fable.io/) NOTE: The group meets in the Sydney CBD, near Wynyard station, not in Revesby (there's been some map bugs around this)! Address for copy paste: level 10/50 Carrington St, Sydney NSW 2000 Google maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/oaBFbAYyjGB2 PS - Here's some more links to tools that will be used/shown in the talk (not required for the hands on session but would be fun to play with) F# 4.5, which you’ll need VS[masked] Update or .NET SDK 2.1.400+ (see https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dotnet/2018/08/14/announcing-f-4-5/), Extra templates for .NET Core: SAFE https://safe-stack.github.io/ dotnet new -i SAFE.Template FAKE https://fake.build/ dotnet new -i “fake-template::*” Saturn https://saturnframework.org/ dotnet new -i Saturn.Template Paket https://fsprojects.github.io/Paket/

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Started in 2008, we are a friendly, sharing, and relaxed Alt.NET user group located in the Sydney CBD. We're a home for passionate developers who are always looking for better ways of building awesome software.

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