F# Introduction I: Setting up an environment

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F# Introduction I: Setting up an environment

Installing Visual Studio Code

  • Download the recommended .NET SDK for your operating system and install it.

    • By Selecting All .NET downloads you can between installers for different operating systems.

  • Download the latest stable build of Visual Studio Code for your operating system and install it.

  • Open Visual Studio Code, navigate to the "Extensions" tab and install "Ionide-fsharp"

Installing Visual Studio

Windows

  • Download the desired version of Visual Studio

  • When executing the installer select ".NET desktop development" under workloads and make sure "F# desktop language support" is ticked as well on the right side.

  • Select any other workloads or individual components you are interested in and start the installation.

macOS

  • Download Visual Studio for Mac Visual Studio

  • Run the Installer. F# is installed by default.