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How to write better C# code
Enrico Buonanno
  • August 2017
  • ISBN 9781617293955
  • 408 pages

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Functional Programming in C# teaches you to apply functional thinking to real-world problems using the C# language. The book, with its many practical examples, is written for proficient C# programmers with no prior FP experience. It will give you an awesome new perspective.

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about the technology

Functional programming changes the way you think about code. For C# developers, FP techniques can greatly improve state management, concurrency, event handling, and long-term code maintenance. And C# offers the flexibility that allows you to benefit fully from the application of functional techniques. This book gives you the awesome power of a new perspective.

about the book

Functional Programming in C# teaches you to apply functional thinking to real-world problems using the C# language. You'll start by learning the principles of functional programming and the language features that allow you to program functionally. As you explore the many practical examples, you'll learn the power of function composition, data flow programming, immutable data structures, and monadic composition with LINQ.

what's inside

  • Write readable, team-friendly code
  • Master async and data streams
  • Radically improve error handling
  • Event sourcing and other FP patterns

about the reader

Written for proficient C# programmers with no prior FP experience.

about the author

Enrico Buonanno studied computer science at Columbia University and has 15 years of experience as a developer, architect, and trainer.

Functional programming can make your head explode. This book stitches it back together.

Daniel Marbach, Particular Software

The author does a fantastic job of organizing the content in a clear and concise manner - with humor.

Alex Basile, Bloomberg

Mind-bending. If you are an experienced C# developer with lots of questions about good code practice and general architecture, this book lifts you to another level.

Aurelien Gounot, SNCF

Best way to start learning FP using C# and getting in touch with future versions, C# 6 and C# 7.

Gonzalo Barba Lopez, MoneyMate