How to reference F# in a research paper?

If you’re writing an academic paper or journal, what should you reference for F#?  Well, of course it’s up to you! 🙂 But the topic came up here at MSR Cambridge this evening (after all, it is that time of year – POPL deadline!) Here are some options. I’ve included a BibTex reference for Expert…

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More C#/.NET Generics Research Project History – The MSR white paper from mid-1999

A bit more C#/.NET generics research project history. Attached is the “Ext-VOS” white paper from back in 1999. We passed this around to many Project-7 members at the time. Way back in the dark, dark days of object-oriented fundamentalism (i.e. the 1990s), for the big, typed languages like Java there were no function values, no…

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Some History: 2001 "GC#" research project draft, from the MSR Cambridge team

Regular readers of my blog will know that from time to time I post some historical notes related to the research projects I’ve been involved in at Microsoft Research. Recently, I was asked some historical questions about our work on .NET Generics in 2001. To help frame an answer, I thought I’d post one of…

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.NET/C# Generics History: Some Photos From Feb 1999

Over the years I’ve been fortunate enough to work on several different projects. F# is ongoing, has several different aspects (FP, OO, async, units-of-measure etc.) and quite high-visiblity, but perhaps the one that was most timely, most foundational, and most wide-reaching was .NET and C# Generics. Here are some fun photos from the early history…

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