Building an MQTT server in F# - Part 1

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F# isn’t often mentioned when discussion turns to writing a server. But it is a more than capable language to accomplish such tasks. Honestly, what it brings to the table is an asset in comparison to other languages and should be considered more often. Beyond the language are supporting capabilities, like Kestrel, that become a huge resource when venturing down this path. In this series of posts I’ll use MQTT as an implementation case study.

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Nix for Development

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For awhile I’ve admired Nix from afar, but I’ve recently taken the opportunity to dive in and get a feel for it myself. This is mostly an aggregation of initial impressions and ideas of how I can leverage Nix in my development workflow.

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