Miguel de Icaza discusses Xamarin support for F# on Channel 9

Last week, at the Xamarin Evolve conference, Xamarin announced support for the F# language as part of the Xamarin tools for iOS and Android app programming. Microsoft were Platinum sponsors of Xamarin Evolve. Videos from Evolve will be available soon (link). In the meantime, you can watch Miguel de Icaza, one of the founders of…

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Tonight at the F# New York City Meetup: F# MVC for WPF with Dmitry Morozov

Tonight (actually in about half an hour) Dmitry Morozov will be talking at the F# New York City Meetup on F# MVC for WPF. F# is known as a great language to express complex algorithms, crunch numbers and process all kinds of data. Have you ever wondered if it can be effectively used for such…

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F# and QuantLib: An Introduction

Over on the Visual F# team blog we have an article introducing you to using QuantLib from F#: A Guest Blog in conjunction with Alexandre Radicchi (alex.radi@gmail.com) F# is an attractive language to use in Financial Engineering because of its functional-first methodology, succinctness, strong typing, data-integration, stability, maturity, tooling and performance, as well as its…

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On Today: Online Event: Rachel Reese – Getting Started with F#

Late notice, but just to mention that Rachel Reese is giving an online session “Getting Started with F#” in about 90 minutes time! https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/usergroups/join?id=M2JSRZ&role=attend&pw=NJ%22%256gC%21x When: Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 12:00 PM (EDT) In this talk, we’ll go over the fundamental concepts of F#, and functional programming in general; you’ll get up to speed on the…

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Learn F# in New York – Fast Track to F# with Tomas Petricek, 30 April – 1 May

Are you in the US and interested in learning F#? Tomas Petricek will be giving the successful “Fast Track to F#” course on 30 April – 1 May in New York: This two day Fast Track to F# course is what you need to start using F# in practice and to get the most out…

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Learn F# – Hands On: This Thursday, London F# Meetup

For those in the London area, there is a “Learn F# Hands On” session this Thursday evening at the London F# Meetup. All levels of experience welcome, from beginner to expert. In this regular meetup we’ll take on one or more programming challenges in F#. All levels of experience welcome, from beginner to expert. This…

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F# testimonials on fsharp.org

The F# Software Foundation’s Testimonials Page on http://fsharp.org is well worth a read. They are very inspiring! If you or your organization have been using F#, you can also submit your own testimonials using these simple instructions.  They can be your personal views, and you can anonymize as necessary. Don p.s.  For those who haven’t heard, the F#…

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"Stati-C/AL Supervision – static analysis for Microsoft Dynamics NAV"

Steffen Forkmann has reported abot Stati-C/AL, a code analysis tool for Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Christian Clausen and Bent Rasmussen created a really really cool static analysis tool for Dynamics NAV. For those who worked with the Dynamics NAV Developer’s Toolkit this is your new friend: Static analysis is dear to my heart as a way…

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The F# Weekly #13

I was particularly inspired by the latest F# Weekly from the F# Community (feed here). This edition really shows the incredible range of application of F# and activity in the F# community, from HTML5 GeoLocation examples using WebSharper to interoperability with Java to GPGPU programming to machine learning algorithms using Adaptive Boosting. Enjoy! Don  …

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