Next F#unctional Londoners Meetup – F# on the GPU with Alea.CUDA, Thursday, October 18, 2012

  The next meetup of the absolutely fabulous F#unctional Londoners will be one week today, at the usual venue of SkillsMatter. The topic is an exciting one! Alea.CUDA – Combining the computational power of GPUs with the functional elegance of F# Abstract F# and GPUs are two trailblazing yet unrelated technologies. F# is a uniquely…


Extended Submission Deadline for DDFP 2013: Now October 15

DDFP has a new submission deadline: October 15 Since this is the first time this workshop is running, the organizers are only asking for 4-page position-or-technical papers. So if you have something to say about (functional or object-oriented) programming plus data. this is your big chance to say it 🙂 DDFP is a new workshop being…


Reminder: Submission Deadline for "Data Driven Functional Programming 2013"

  Today is the day to submit to “Data Driven Functional Programming 2013”. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dsyme/archive/2012/09/01/announcing-quot-data-driven-functional-programming-2013-quot-workshop-at-popl-submission-date-oct-8-2013.aspx DDFP is an exciting new workshop being added to the POPL program at POPL 2013.  This workshop is aimed at anyone who loves the application of functional programming (and indeed other programming paradigms as well) to data-rich domains. Please consider submitting to…


F# Talk at NVIDIA Global Technology Conference 2012 – "New Generation GPU Accelerated Financial Quant Libraries"

A fascinating slide deck of financial programming wizardry by Daniel Egloff of Quantlea at the NVIDIA Global Technology Conference, 2012, showing the real-world power of F# as a tool when applied in the GPGPU programming space: Title:  New Generation GPU Accelerated Financial Quant Libraries New generation GPU accelerated solutions for derivative pricing, hedging, and risk management can be build…


New Tech Report from Microsoft Research: Strongly-Typed Language Support for Internet-Scale Information Sources

 I’m very pleased to announce that Microsoft Research have published a new technical report related to F# 3.0 called Strongly-Typed Language Support for Internet-Scale Information Sources, (or go straight to the PDF). To reference this work, please cite MSR technical report number MSR-TR-2012-101. Authors: Don Syme, Keith Battocchi, Kenji Takeda, Donna Malayeri, Jomo Fisher, Jack Hu, Tao…

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Announcing F# Tools for Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web!

I am very, very happy to cross post this wonderful news from the Visual F# Team blog!  Free Express F# Tools!!!!!!!!! (for Visual Studio 2012 Express for Web) Congratulations to the Visual F# team who have done so much hard work (of all kinds – dev, test and PM) to get this release together. The F# team…

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Sneak preview

A sneak preview has leaked out on Twitter of this.


Microsoft Codename “Cloud Numerics” Lab Refresh

Cross-posted from the F# team blog… The “Cloud Numerics” Lab from SQL Azure Labs has been refreshed.  You can go and sign-up to try out the lab. To quote the Cloud Numerics Team: Today we are announcing a refresh of the Microsoft Codename “Cloud Numerics” Lab. We want to thank everyone who participated in the…


Exploring the Online Templates: Creating a Web API with F# and ASP.NET

Over on the F# team blog, there’s a new article about Getting Started with Implementing Web APIs using F# and ASP.NET F# 3.0 is included as part of Visual Studio 2012 and comes with a gallery of community contributed online templates for F#. Time to explore! One online template is “F#/C# MVC 4” using ASP.NET…