Functional programming is fundamentally different from imperative programming. As such, it provides a unique approach to solving problems—one that requires developers to transform how they think about software design and implementation. With Imperative to Functional Programming Succinctly by Marc Clifton, you will learn many of the basic concepts involved with functional programming, such as currying, partial application, function pipelines, recursion, and continuations. By book’s end, you will learn how to combine functional and imperative programming to get the most out of your solutions.
In Regular Expressions Succinctly, author Joe Booth helps Visual Studio developers understand how to use regular expressions to solve basic programming problems. By introducing patterns and rules to your C# strings, you can eliminate the need to write your own complex code for text manipulation. You’ll learn to search for numbers, characters, symbols, and more, as well as enable your code to identify and reproduce patterns. Steps for creating and testing regular expressions are also included.
Visual Studio 2013 brings many new improvements to the popular integrated development environment, including the long-awaited synchronized settings and notifications. With author Alessandro Del Sole as your guide, you will learn how to harness these features for increased productivity and efficiency. For novices and returning experts alike, Visual Studio 2013 Succinctly offers a point of entry into one of Microsoft’s most powerful tools.