Slides for "Succeeding with Functional-First Programming in Finance"

At NDC Oslo, F# in Finance and other recent events I’ve given versions of the talk “Succeeding with Functional-First Programming in Finance”. I’ve also given adaptions called “Succeeding with Functional-First Programming in Industry”.   The slides are now available on Slide Share. The talk is based partly on material from and other sources, I’d be happy…


Slides for "Making Magic with F# Type Providers" at NDC London

  Yesterday I gave a talk at NDC London 2013 called “Making Magic with F# Type Providers” Here are my slides : The raw PPTX is also attached further below.     data-type-providers-fsharp.pptx


Putting the F# in Finance with Xenomorph TimeScape: A World of Financial Data at your Fingertips, Strongly Tooled and Strongly Typed

  Over on the Visual F# team blog we’ve described how to use F# type providers with Xenomorph TimeScape, a financial data product which you can use in Windows Azure and on-premise. This work is an F# sample from Microsoft Research. The sample has been picked by the F# community and incorporated into the new…


F# Type Provider for MATLAB – Feedback requested, contributions welcome

  Rick Minerich (@rickasaurus) of Bayard Rock has implemented an F# Type Provider for MATLAB (TM). A GitHub home page for the project is also available. He would like people familiar with F# and/or MATLAB to use the type provider and give him feedback on it! My understanding is that you can use an evaluation copy…


FunScript – F# to Javascript leveraging TypeScript metadata

 FunScript is “a lightweight F# library that lets you rapidly develop single-page web and mobile applications”. This now has a nice new home page:  It is interesting because: It compiles F# to JavaScript (see also WebSharper) It leverages TypeScript metadata to do typed interop with JavaScript libraries through an F# type provider It supports F#…


F# London Meetup, Thursday: Machine Learning Hands On with F#

  This Thursday evening at the F# London Meetup we have a Machine Learning Hands On with F#, led by Phil Trelford and others. Venue: The Skills Matter eXchange, 116-120 Goswell Road, EC1V 7DP, London (map)   In this regular meetup we’ll take on one or more programming challenges in F#. All levels of experience…


Using Riak MapReduce with F#

The F# community member John Liao has blogged about using the Riak distributed database system with F#. From Wikipedia: Riak is a NoSQL database implementing the principles from Amazon’s Dynamo paper. Lately, I have been reading the book  Signals and Noise by Nate Silver.  His book references an IBM  webpage that claims the world is…


F# London Meetup this Thursday: F# on iPad and iPhone in Xamarin Studio with Neil Danson

In April, 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.   This Thursday at the F#unctional Londoners’ Meetup we have Neil Danson on F# on iPad and iPhone in Xamarin Studio. Neil Danson will…


IEEE Computer Society Webinar: Try F# for Big and Broad Data – Tuesday May 7

  Next Tuesday I’ll be taking part in an IEEE Computer Society Webinar about Try F#. Please join us! Register here. Date:  Tuesday, May 7, 2013 2:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM PT / 19:00  GMT (Duration: 1 hour)   Try F# is an easy on-ramp to learning F#, a simple and pragmatic programming language…


Thursday at F# London Meetup: The F# 3.0 SQL Server Type Provider – Very Cool, and Very Useful, plus F# 3.0 Dynamics CRM Type Provider

There’s a double act at the F#unctional Londoners Meetup on Thursday night. Thursday, February 28, 2013, 6:30 PM, The Skills Matter eXchange, 116-120 Goswell Road, EC1V 7DP, London(map) Title: The F# 3.0 SQL Server Type Provider – Very Cool, and Very Useful Kit Eason gives us a practical walkthough of F# 3.0’s SQL Server Type…