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F# Deep Dives by Edited by Tomas Petricek and Phillip Trelford

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Chapter 1. Succeeding with functional-first languages in the industry

Tomas Petricek with Don Syme

Any other programming book would start by introducing the technology it’s about, but we’re going to do things differently. See, most of the time, you don’t read programming books just because you want to learn about a technology. Of course you want to learn the technology, but that’s secondary—you want to learn it because you face a practical problem that you need to solve, and you want to do this more rapidly, more reliably, and with fewer bugs than with the technologies you were using before. For that reason, this chapter isn’t focused on the F# language, but instead on solving practical business problems.

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