"BDD In Action" is a book that aims to cover the full spectrum of BDD practices from requirements through to the development of production code backed by executable specifications and automated tests.
F# Deep Dives, edited by Tomas Petricek and Phillip Trelford, is a new book aimed at showing what is the business value that using F# brings in practice. The book presents 11 real industrial scenarios and the way F# allowed field experts to solve them using a functional-first approach. InfoQ has interviewed Tomas Petricek, co-editor of the book.
Type Providers are an essential element for F#’s extensibility model. Dave Fancher shows how to take the tedium out authoring Type Providers using some simple inline factory methods.
Though many of these features are also new to C#, there are quite a few enhancements meant specifically to smooth some of VB’s rough edges. 1
The book of F#, authored by Dave Fancher examines the concepts associated with F# with the help of comprehensive explanation and relevant source codes. 1
Instead of Visual Studio, So some developers turn to lightweight editors such as Notepad++ for their scripting needs. Oleg Shilo talks about his project to add better CS-Script plugin for Notepad++.
Tomasz Janczuk has created Edge.js which allows developers to combine the power of .NET with Node.js. In this article Janczuk explains Edge's history and how to get started. 1
With the increased interest in iOS LOB applications, there are a lot of opportunities for teams that are willing to cross-train in Objective-C. Somya Jain explains what that entails for C# developers. 2
Adam Granicz shows how the functional programming language F#, along with WebSharper, can be used to tame mobile development. 1
Neal Gafter discusses the impact of Oracle's acquisition on Java, makes the case for adding segmented stacks and a meta-object protocol to Java, and compares Java and C#/.NET 7
During the first week of May InfoQ went to Redmond for an informal meeting to discuss emerging trends. These are the raw notes shared within our editorial staff. 2