Install .net 3.5 offline in windows 8

Hi People!

Its kind of annoying in windows 8 to install .net 3.5 online every time with a fresh install where it could’ve been done offline as the installer does have it inside. So, if you happen to have a Windows 8 installation disk or .iso, use this to install .net 3.5 offline. Just select the drive the .iso or the disk is mounted or extracted and click install.

Hope it helps. I only called dism.exe inside to get the package updated. 🙂

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F# programming resources

F# is one of the new efficient, expressive programming language on .Net framework published by Microsoft. As the language is quiet new to the people, resources regarding this language is quiet hard to find. Although MSDN is providing elementary resources in their site but a comprehensive resource materials is what developers look for.

F# originates from Microsoft Research, Cambridge, and the MSR F# team, led by Don Syme, continues as partners with the Microsoft Developer Divsion.

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As resources are hard to find, here’s two official books that featured F# …. ..You’re surely gonna love it….

1. Programming F# – Chris Smith (O’Reilly)

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2. Expert F# 2.0 – Don Syme, Adam Granicz and Antonio Cisternino (Apress)

Swagata Prateek

Microsoft Student Partners