Codemash Friday 11:00a – Consuming Data with F# Type Providers


Consuming Data with F# Type Providers
#Rachel Reese

What are type providers?
A mechanism to provide types to the compiler – a compiler plugin.
WSDL, CSV, JSON, Other languages (R, Python, Powershell), etc.
As long as it has a schema, you can write a type provider for it

Simplify consuming data by encapsulating it in a type provider
Facilitates using data from the REPL
Allows you to play with the data in the REPL to figure things out about it

Showing us how to use existing type providers