Building Web, Cloud, and Mobile Solutions with F♯

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", 2012 - Computers - 160 pages
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Learn how to build key aspects of web, cloud, and mobile solutions by combining F# with various .NET and open source technologies. With helpful examples, this hands-on book shows you how to tackle concurrency, asynchrony, and other server-side challenges. You'll quickly learn how to be productive with F#, whether you want to integrate the language into your existing web application or use it to create the next Twitter.

If you're a mid- to senior-level .NET programmer, you'll discover how this expressive functional-first language helps you write robust, maintainable, and reusable solutions that scale easily and target multiple devices.

  • Use F# with ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web API, WCF, Windows Azure, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery Mobile, and other tools
  • Build next-generation ASP.NET MVC 4 web applications, using F# to do the heavy lifting on the server
  • Create WCF SOAP and HTTP web services
  • Develop F# web applications and services that run on Windows Azure
  • Build scalable solutions that allow reuse by mobile and web front-ends
  • Use F# with the WebSharper and Pit frameworks to build end-to-end web stacks

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Chapter 1 Building an ASPNET MVC 4 Web Application with F
Chapter 2 Creating Web Services with F
Chapter 3 To the Cloud Taking Advantage of Azure
Chapter 4 Constructing Scalable Web and Mobile Solutions
Chapter 5 Functional Frontend Development
Appendix A Useful Tools and Libraries
Appendix B Useful Websites
Appendix C ClientSide Technologies That Go Well with F
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Daniel Mohl is a Microsoft F# MVP, F# and C# Insider, blogger, speaker, and event organizer. He blogs at and you can follow him on Twitter at

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