Microsoft’s F# 6 boosts performance, ease

F# 6, an upgrade to Microsoft’s open source, multi-paradigm, programming language, is now officially available as part of .NET 6. The new version promises to make it easier to write succinct, performant code, Microsoft said.

.NET 6 was formally unveiled on November 8. F# 6 also was previewed with .NET 6  Release Candidate 2 and Visual Studio 2022 RC2. F# supports multiple programming models including functional, object-oriented, and imperative.

With F# 6, project developers aimed to make the language simpler and more performant in areas including language design, library, and tools. A goal of the long-term evolution of the language is to remove corner-cases that surprise users or are unnecessary hurdles to adoption.

Speed and interoperability in F# 6 are being addressed with a task … capability to create a task and await it. One of the most requested features for F#, and the most significant technical feature in F#

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