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Monthly Archives: September 2008

Object Oriented F# – Creating Classes

In the past couple of posts, I covered extension everything in F#.  This allows me to extend .NET types with such things as extension static and instance methods, properties, properties with indexers, events and so on.  But, let’s go back … Continue reading 

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DC ALT.NET – Building ASP.NET MVC Apps Wrapup

I want to thank Troy Goode for his presentation tonight at DC ALT.NET.  He gave a great demo of how to build from scratch an ASP.NET MVC blog engine, which is a lot to ask given our two hour timeframe.  … Continue reading 

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Reminder – DC ALT.NET – 9/24/2008 – Building ASP.NET MVC Applications

Just a reminder that the September meeting for DC ALT.NET will be on September 24th, 2008 from 7PM-9PM.  Check out our site and our mailing list for more information as it becomes available.  This month, Troy Goode will present on … Continue reading 

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Herding Code Episode 18 – Functional Programming and F#

A couple of days ago, I had the pleasure of recording Episode 18 of Herding Code on Functional Programming and F#.  The topic on their minds was around functional programming, and more in particular with some of the things I’ve … Continue reading 

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Functional C# – Pattern Matching

In the past, I’ve covered quite a bit of functional programming in C# 3.0 and how you can implement some of the basic constructs using the language.  In preparation for the Richmond Code Camp coming up on October 4th, for … Continue reading 

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Object Oriented F# – More Extension Everything

In a previous post, I covered a few ways we can do extensions methods, properties, events and so on with F#.  After a few chats, I realized I may have missed a couple of cases that I wanted to cover … Continue reading 

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Side Effects and Functional Programming

One of my first posts at CodeBetter was in regards to side effects and how, when unmanaged, can be truly evil.  Today, I want to revisit that topic briefly in regards to functional programming and managing side effects.  When I … Continue reading 

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Object Oriented F# – Extension Everything

A post by Jeremy Miller caught my eye this morning in regards to extension methods in Javascript.  While I think that’s pretty interesting, I don’t think it’s a real fair comparison.  Instead, I want to revisit C# and even F# … Continue reading 

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DC ALT.NET – 9/24/2008 – Building ASP.NET MVC Applications with Troy Goode

The September meeting for DC ALT.NET will be on September 24th, 2008 from 7PM-9PM.  Check out our site and our mailing list for more information as it becomes available.  This month, Troy Goode will present on building applications with ASP.NET … Continue reading 

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FsTest Updated with F# CTP

Back in June, I announced the creation of FsTest, a testing Domain Specific Language for F#.  Since that time, the F# team has released the September 2008 CTP, which finally gives F# full citizenship within Visual Studio with real project … Continue reading 

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