The Wonderful F# Snippets Site!

Have you ever been looking for a snippet of F# code for converting an object/from to JSON? For getting a key from the Windows Registry? For defining Perl-style “?” regular expression matching operators? Or hundreds of other common tasks? The new F# Snippets site by Tomas Petricek now has hundreds of snippets of F# code prepared…

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The F# Team Are Hiring! Come and be the Senior Program Manager for F#…

The F# Team are Hiring!!! Do you have a love for modern, industry-leading programming technologies? Can you help us take the F# language to the next level? Do you have the vision to combine functional programming with cutting edge technologies for data, cloud, web, finance and technical computing? Do you have a passion for delivering great visual…

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Come and join the F# Compiler & Tools team!

The F# team are looking for a world class developer to join the team in Redmond! Come and help us shape the future of F#!  We are seeking a talented and highly motivated software engineer with experience in compilers, language tools and data-consumptive programming to help us ship the next version of F#. The ideal…

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My Talk at TechEd Europe 2010: A Taste of F# – Today and Future

Recently I gave a talk at TechEd Europe, in Berlin, entitled A Taste of F# – Today and Future, available below as slides + audio. If you don’t get the player below, then here’s the site with the raw WMV files. I was happy with how this talk went. I hope it is a good resource…

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F# New York User Group Meetup

The F# New York City User Group has started recently, and the liftoff meetup is a week from now, next Monday, Dec 6 Location Microsoft, 6th floor 1290 Avenue of the AmericasNew York, NY 10019 This first meeting of the New York City F# User group will be hosted by Richard Minerich and Howard Mansell. We’ll be…

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The F# Asynchronous Programming Model, PADL 2011

[ The draft was updated on 22/10/10 and 8/11/10 ] The F# asynchronous programming model dates to 2007, and was published in product documentation and Expert F#. However, until now we haven’t had a submitted, succinct conference-style description of the core idea of the model: language integrated asynchronous programming.  As a result Tomas Petricek, Dmitry Lomov…

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Don talking in London Tonight

I’ll be talking at the F#unctional Londoner’s Meetup Group at 6:30pm tonight, held at the SkillsMatter exchange in London. I’ll be giving an overview of F#, some case studies, some demos and taking questions on any F# topics. After, there will be a chance to wind down at one of the nearby pubs. Details: GROUP: London…

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F# Windows Phone 7 (Silverlight) Templates Now On Visual Studio Gallery

Dan Mohl from the F# community has added some F# Windows Phone 7 (Silverlight) templates on Visual Studio Gallery. Screen shot below. Cheers! don    (Note: A WP7 FSharp.Core.dll has been included as part of these templates. It is also part of the Microsoft F# August 2010 CTP.)  

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Announcing the F# 2.0 Free Tools Update

[ Note: if installing F# for Mono, you must download mono.snk. The location of this file has changed since release, you can now find it at http://github.com/mono/mono/raw/master/mcs/class/mono.snk ] The F# team are very pleased to announce the update of August 2010 release of the F# 2.0 free download MSI and ZIP, for .NET 2.0-4.0, Mono and…

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A standing invitation to F# users to "get in touch"

Over the years at the F# team we’ve managed to keep in touch with many of F# users, including individuals, universities and corporations. This is one of the things that makes the work really interesting! The F# community is growing steadily, and this is becoming harder. However, it’s still very useful for us to know who…

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