Q# Pocket Guide: Instant Help for Q# Developers (Paperback)

Q# Pocket Guide: Instant Help for Q# Developers By Mariia Mykhailova Cover Image


Ready to build quantum computing applications using Q# and the Microsoft Quantum Development Kit? This is the book for you. Q# is a domain-specific language for expressing quantum algorithms that combines familiar "classical" language constructs with quantum-specific ones. Ideal for any developer familiar with (or willing to learn) the basics of quantum computing and looking to get started with quantum programming, this pocket guide quickly helps you find syntax and usage information for unfamiliar aspects of Q#.

You'll explore the quantum software development lifecycle from implementing the program to running it on quantum simulators to testing and debugging it. You'll learn to use the tools provided by Microsoft's Quantum Development Kit for each step of the process.

You'll explore:

  • Q# language details, including data types, statements, and operators
  • Guidelines for organizing Q# code and invoking it from different environments
  • Information on simulators and tools in the Microsoft Quantum Development Kit
  • Advice on testing and debugging tools and techniques for quantum programs

About the Author

Mariia Mykhailova is a senior software engineer in the Quantum Systems group at Microsoft. She joined the team in 2017, just in time to participate in development of the first version of Microsoft Quantum Development Kit. These days she works in education and outreach, developing new learning tools for quantum computing and quantum programming, such as the Quantum Katas, and coming up with ways to make learning engaging and exciting. She is also a part-time lecturer at Northeastern University Seattle, teaching an "Introduction to Quantum Computing" class.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781098108861
ISBN-10: 1098108868
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Date: July 19th, 2022
Pages: 205
Language: English