F# + Azure Skills? BuzzNumbers are looking for you…

Readers of my blog know that from time to time I post articles related to F# jobs. Naturally, this particularly applies to my homeland, Australia! In any case, the Australian startup company BuzzNumbers are looking for people with .NET, F# and Azure skills (note, the link is to the overall careers page, content may change) This…

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My Talk at TechEd Europe 2010: A Taste of F# – Today and Future

Recently I gave a talk at TechEd Europe, in Berlin, entitled A Taste of F# – Today and Future, available below as slides + audio. If you don’t get the player below, then here’s the site with the raw WMV files. I was happy with how this talk went. I hope it is a good resource…

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F# New York User Group Meetup

The F# New York City User Group has started recently, and the liftoff meetup is a week from now, next Monday, Dec 6 Location Microsoft, 6th floor 1290 Avenue of the AmericasNew York, NY 10019 This first meeting of the New York City F# User group will be hosted by Richard Minerich and Howard Mansell. We’ll be…

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F#unctional Londoners Meetup Group, next Wednesday, 24th Nov

The next F#unctional Londoners Meetup Group is on next Wednesday, 24th Nov, featuring two great speakers – Tomas Petricek and Phil Trelford. I’ll be there, and am looking forward to it. Tomas Petricek: Writing concurrent applications using agents In this talk I will show you how to implement message passing concurrency in F# using agents…

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Are you interested in F# Compiler & Tools development positions?

From time to time Microsoft in Redmond have positions open for software engineers specializing in compiler & tools development. For those internal to Microsoft, I’d like to mention that a job is currently showing on the jobs site, with this description: The F# team in Redmond is looking for a world-class developer to help us…

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F# Math: Microsoft Solver Foundation 3.0 Released

Microsoft Solver Foundation 3.0 is out, and ready for use with F#: We pleased to announce the release of Microsoft Solver Foundation v3.0. The Express edition is available at http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/solverfoundation. The Standard and Academic Editions of Solver Foundation v3.0 will soon be available online via MSDN and MSDNAA subscriber downloads.  Microsoft Solver Foundation provides a…

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Some Starter Code Modules for F# for in XNA/XBox Game Development

Joh over at F# in Game Development has been preparing to release Asteroid Hunter 3D, an XNA game for XBox 360. I’ve not played it myself, but next stage is a review process. Along the way he’s released some utility code and modules that may be useful for people to learn & get started in this…

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F# Math: NAG Library for .NET, with F# support

The Numerical Algorithms Group have recently released their NAG Library for .NET.  To quote: The NAG Library for .NET contains mathematical and statistical methods developed by NAG experts to serve the growing number of application developers and users of Microsoft .NET. The methods in the library provide a convenient interface to fast and efficient algorithms…

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Professional F# 2.0, from Wrox

The long awaited Professional F# 2.0 is now available from Wrox! I got my copy from Talbott at PDC10, and have been greatly enjoying working my way through it, and I like everything I’ve seen. The book covers everything you need to know to get started with writing professional software components with F#, especially in enterprise…

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Getting started with F# using an online book

Some of the recent announcements around F# have greatly expanded the number of people looking to dig into the language. One great resource for getting started with F# online is the online book called The F# Survival Guide, from CTO Corner. To quote Mark Pearl: I highly recommend those wanting to get into the basics…

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