How to use this tool?

This free online converter lets you convert code from VB.NET to Fsharp in a click of a button. To use this converter, take the following steps -

  1. Type or paste your VB.NET code in the input box.
  2. Click the convert button.
  3. The resulting Fsharp code from the conversion will be displayed in the output box.

Key differences between VB.NET and Fsharp

SyntaxVB.NET uses a syntax similar to the BASIC programming language, with keywords and statements that are easy to read and understand.F# uses a functional programming syntax, which is concise and expressive, allowing for more concise and readable code.
ParadigmVB.NET is primarily an object-oriented programming language, but it also supports procedural and functional programming paradigms.F# is a functional-first programming language, which means it emphasizes functional programming concepts and immutability.
TypingVB.NET is a statically typed language, which means that variable types are checked at compile-time.F# is also a statically typed language, but it also supports type inference, which allows for more concise code.
PerformanceVB.NET is a compiled language, which can result in good performance. However, it may not be as performant as languages like C++ or C#.F# is also a compiled language and can achieve good performance. It leverages the power of the .NET runtime and can interoperate with other .NET languages.
Libraries and frameworksVB.NET has access to the extensive .NET Framework, which provides a wide range of libraries and frameworks for various purposes.F# also has access to the .NET Framework and can use the same libraries and frameworks as other .NET languages. Additionally, F# has its own libraries and frameworks specifically designed for functional programming.
Community and supportVB.NET has a large and active community of developers, with plenty of online resources, forums, and documentation available.F# has a smaller but dedicated community of developers. It has good support from Microsoft and a growing number of resources and documentation available.
Learning curveVB.NET has a relatively low learning curve, especially for developers familiar with BASIC or other similar languages.F# has a steeper learning curve, especially for developers new to functional programming concepts. However, it can be rewarding to learn and can lead to more expressive and concise code.