Functional Programming in C# by Oliver Sturm
Classic Programming Techniques for Modern Projects (Wrox Programmer to Programmer)

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Take advantage of the growing trend in functional programming.

C# is the number-one language used by .NET developers and one of the most popular programming languages in the world. It has many built-in functional programming features, but most are complex and little understood. With the shift to functional programming increasing at a rapid pace, you need to know how to leverage your existing skills to take advantage of this trend.

Functional Programming in C# leads you along a path that begins with the historic value of functional ideas. Inside, C# MVP and functional programming expert Oliver Sturm explains the details of relevant language features in C# and describes theory and practice of using functional techniques in C#, including currying, partial application, composition, memoization, and monads. Next, he provides practical and versatile examples, which combine approaches to solve problems in several different areas, including complex scenarios like concurrency and high-performance calculation frameworks as well as simpler use cases like Web Services and business logic implementation.Shows how C# developers can leverage their existing skills to take advantage of functional programmingUses very little math theory and instead focuses on providing solutions to real development problems with functional programming methods, unlike traditional functional programming titlesIncludes examples ranging from simple cases to more complex scenarios

Let Functional Programming in C# show you how to get in front of the shift toward functional programming.


About Oliver Sturm

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Oliver Sturm has over 20 years experience developing professional software. He is a well-known expert in various areas of application architecture, programming languages and the third-party .NET tools made by DevExpress. His main focus since 2002 has been on the .NET platform.
Published April 19, 2011 by Wrox. 288 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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