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 http://fsharp.org/testimonials and other sources, I’d be happy…

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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 : http://www.slideshare.net/dsyme/making-magic-with-f-type-providers. The raw PPTX is also attached further below.     data-type-providers-fsharp.pptx

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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…

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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…

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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: http://funscript.info/  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#…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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