Functional Programming eXchange 2011, London, March 18, 2011

In a previous blog post I mentioned Simon Cousins and his explanation of why F# programming was effective for his recent enterprise work. Robert Pickering mentions that Simon wil be one of the speakers at the Functional Programming eXchange 2011 on March 18, 2011, speaking on F# in the Enterprise. Other speakers include Simon Peyton Jones,…

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F# for Non-Functional Programmers with Jeffry Borror (Part 1)

 The New York City F# Meetup Group is very fortunate to have Jeffry Borror presenting a series “F# for Non-Functional Programmers”. Jeffry recently designed and delivered a 5 day course on F# for Morgan Stanley and the material is drawn from this. The first session is on January 19, the second on January 20. I’ve seen…

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F# for Energy Trading and Energy Portfolio Optimization

We get lots of informal feedback that F# has been great in different application areas. One of my favourite analyses of “why was F# great for my work” was published by Simon Cousins, originally on stackoverflow. Simon has given us permission to republish what he wrote here. I think what he says is really interesting…

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Research Positions at Microsoft Research, Cambridge

Research Positions at MSR Cambridge Do you have what it takes to join the lab that helped produce the AI vision algorithms for XBox Kinect, which has already sold more than 8 million units? A lab that leads the way for industry and research with open, modern programming languages such as F# and Haskell? That contributes top-rate papers…

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