Asynchronous Programming: From F# to Python

I woke up to a nice email from Shahrokh Mortazavi today. I’ll quote it, I don’t think he’ll mind From: Shahrokh Mortazavi Sent: 24 March 2013 08:08To: Don SymeSubject: dino’s talk at pycon                             This was basically inspired by your work  🙂 http://pyvideo.org/video/1762/using-futures-for-async-gui-programming-in-python Guido came by our booth & talked a good 20 mins about async……

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Tonight in London: Tomas Petricek on Async in F# 2.0 and C# 5.0

Tonight in London For One Night Only The F#unctional Londoners Proudly Present Tomas Petricek on Async in C# & F# Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 6:30 PM The Skills Matter eXchange 116-120 Goswell Road, London (map) Selected By: Phillip Trelford Asynchronous programming is the key to writing efficient and scalable server-side code in .NET as well…

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Nice F# Syntax for Rx (Reactive Extensions)

Here’s a link to a nice F#-Rx sample showing how to get a very nice syntax for Reactive Extensions by using F# LINQ computation expressions. (If you know Rx users who haven’t yet discovered F#, this might get them interested!)   open System open System.Linq open System.Reactive.Linq   type rxBuilder() =         member this.Bind ((xs:’a…

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Two Day Course: Tomas Petricek & Phil Trelford’s Functional Programming in .NET, 27-28 October, 2011

  Tomas Petricek & Phil Trelford are two major and well-known contributors to the F# Community and the F# London User Group. Tomas and Phil have teamed together to offer a two day course on Functional Programming in .NET. The course will be held at SkillsMatter in London on 27-28 Oct 2011. Tomas Petricek’s and Phil Trelford’s two-day Functional…

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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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C# and VB – towards joining F# with asynchronous programming support

I am very pleased to report that a vision of the future of C# and Visual Basic was outlined today where they are moving to join F# in offering what I call language-integrated asynchronous programming support. This was outlined today at PDC10 by Anders Hejlsberg, the designer of C# and Technical Fellow at Microsoft, along with…

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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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