SkillsCast

Introduction to F#: The Turtle Tutorial with Luke Merrett

11th February 2019 in London at CodeNode

This SkillsCast was filmed at Introduction to F#: The Turtle Tutorial with Luke Merrett

This session was not filmed.

Workshop for those who would like to learn F# and functional languages in general, aimed at attendees who have a general knowledge of object-oriented languages like C#, Java, Python, JavaScript etc. Don't miss it!

The workshop consists of 2 segments:

1 - Presentation explaining the fundamental concepts & advantages of F#

2 - Interactive workshop where we will each build a Logo Turtle from scratch

Please bring along a laptop if you can; if you haven't got one available we will happily pair you up with other attendees or the presenters to work through the exercise

--- Laptop Setup Instructions ---

You will need the .NET Core 2.1 SDK installed locally.

If you don't already have this installed click "Download .NET Core SDK" here

You'll also need Visual Studio Code, Ionide and the Visual F# Tools.

Go here: 'Use F# on Windows and follow "Options 2: Install Visual Studio Code", then "Option 4: Install the Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools".

If you run into any troubles please feel free to contact us prior to the exercise. We will also set some time aside to get everyone up & running prior to starting on the day.

--- Resources ---

The exercise code can be found here

The slides can be found here

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Thanks to our sponsors

Introduction to F#: The Turtle Tutorial with Luke Merrett

Luke Merrett

Luke is a Technology Manager in the Menu Team at JUST EAT & co-organiser of the SQL Bristol, F# |> Bristol & Big Data Bristol meetups. His main obsession is learning new languages; currently coding in C#, F#, JavaScript, Go & Python, whilst getting involved in game jams, hackathons & lightning talks.

SkillsCast

This session was not filmed.

Workshop for those who would like to learn F# and functional languages in general, aimed at attendees who have a general knowledge of object-oriented languages like C#, Java, Python, JavaScript etc. Don't miss it!

The workshop consists of 2 segments:

1 - Presentation explaining the fundamental concepts & advantages of F#

2 - Interactive workshop where we will each build a Logo Turtle from scratch

Please bring along a laptop if you can; if you haven't got one available we will happily pair you up with other attendees or the presenters to work through the exercise

--- Laptop Setup Instructions ---

You will need the .NET Core 2.1 SDK installed locally.

If you don't already have this installed click "Download .NET Core SDK" here

You'll also need Visual Studio Code, Ionide and the Visual F# Tools.

Go here: 'Use F# on Windows and follow "Options 2: Install Visual Studio Code", then "Option 4: Install the Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools".

If you run into any troubles please feel free to contact us prior to the exercise. We will also set some time aside to get everyone up & running prior to starting on the day.

--- Resources ---

The exercise code can be found here

The slides can be found here

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:

Thanks to our sponsors

About the Speaker

Introduction to F#: The Turtle Tutorial with Luke Merrett

Luke Merrett

Luke is a Technology Manager in the Menu Team at JUST EAT & co-organiser of the SQL Bristol, F# |> Bristol & Big Data Bristol meetups. His main obsession is learning new languages; currently coding in C#, F#, JavaScript, Go & Python, whilst getting involved in game jams, hackathons & lightning talks.