F# to ship as part of Visual Studio 2010

Last year, the head of the Microsoft’s Developer Division, S. Somasegar, announced that Microsoft had begun investing in F# as one of Microsoft’s supported languages on the .NET platform. I am now thrilled to announce one result of this investment: F# will ship as part of Visual Studio 2010! Since the September 2008 CTP of…


What does this C# code look like in F#? (part one: expressions and statements)

A great blog from Brian McNamara on What does this C# code look like in F#?   …when you are new to a language (F#), it is sometimes useful to know how to transliterate from a well-known language (C#) for those cases where you just don’t know the idioms yet, but don’t want that to prevent you…


F# for Scientists online book club

So, it’s quite fun to stumble across the F# for Scientists online book club! And the next meeting is tonight! Welcome to the F# for Scientists Book Club!  Our next meeting is Monday, December 8th @ 7pm PST. We’ll be discussing Chapter 2: Program Structure Anyone can join you just need the following: The book!: http://is.gd/7TIv  Skype ID Microsoft SharedView


.NET Implementations of Excel Financial Functions, in F#

The one and only Luca Bolognese has released his model .NET implementations of Excel financial functions in F#. You can get it from here. What is it? This is a .NET library that provides the full set of financial functions from Excel. The main goal for the library is compatibility with Excel, by providing the same…


Some Recent F# Articles and Blogs

Lots of F#-related articles and blogs coming out at the moment. Here are a few that have caught my eye   ·         Brian McNamara does Texas Hold ‘Em hand evaluation in F# (part 1, part2, part3, part4)   ·         Kean Walmsley distributes his Autodesk University (SU) handouts on F#. AU Handouts: AutoCAD® .NET – Developing…