Chinese Chess in F#

Well, I’m amazed.  Out of the blue comes an implementation of Chinese Chess written in 2000 lines of F# by Đinh Thi Thuy Nga and Nguyen Van Thien from the Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City. And boy, what an implementation!  This thing is functionality-wise awesome: sound, animations, AI, help, multiple piece sets (western, and…

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F# 1.1.5 detailed release notes

Here are the detailed release notes for F# 1.1.5.2.  (Note – new documentation for the F# library will soon be hosted on research.microsoft.com) Description Intellisense Interactive XMLDoc Help.   XMLDoc help for C# and VB libraries such as mscorlib.dll, System.dll and DirectX libraries is now shown interactively in Intellisense dropdown menus and balloon help, just as…

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F# 1.1.5 now available

I’m glad to announce that F# 1.1.5.2 is now available for download from Microsoft Research.  This release contains a mix of new features and bug fixes, at least some of which will be useful to nearly all F# users.  The highlights are as follows: ·         Intellisense Interactive XMLDoc Help.    ·         VS 2005 RTM support.  ·        …

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JunGL: Implemented in F#

I just noticed that Mathieu Verbaere, Ran Ettinger and Oege de Moor at the University of Oxford have been using F# to implement JunGL, a Scripting Language for Refactoring (paper submitted to ICSE’06).  It is really fantastic to see a top-rate research team getting on with using F# for interesting projects.  I also notice that their…

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