F# Deep Dives – Early Access Program

I’d like to draw your attention to the Early Access Program for F# Deep Dives, which looks like it will be a wonderful book! F# Deep Dives presents a collection of real-world F# techniques, each written by expert practitioners. Each chapter presents a new use case where you’ll read how the author used F# to…

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Does the language you choose make a difference?

Follow the controversy here: http://www.simontylercousins.net/journal/2013/2/22/does-the-language-you-choose-make-a-difference.html… and via @simontcousins on twitter …the one stat in the summary that I find most compelling is the defect rate. I have now delivered three business critical projects written in F#. I am still waiting for the first bug to come in. This is not the case with the C# projects…

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F# for Energy Trading and Energy Portfolio Optimization

We get lots of informal feedback that F# has been great in different application areas. One of my favourite analyses of “why was F# great for my work” was published by Simon Cousins, originally on stackoverflow. Simon has given us permission to republish what he wrote here. I think what he says is really interesting…

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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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Tabbles: Organize Your Files. Written in F#

Since we’ve launched F# in Visual Studio 2010, we’ve often said “use F# for your core logic, and do the GUI with designer tools, generating some C# or Visual Basic”.  Case after case is arising where people are doing just this – writing AI engines in F# (e.g. Path of Go), or energy industry computation engines in…

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F# Case Study: Banking Firm Uses Functional Language to Speed Development

A customer case study in the use of F# has been made available on www.microsoft.com. Enjoy! Don P.S. The company in question has a policy of anonymity, a common restriction in this sector. Financial Services Firm Banking Firm Uses Functional Language to Speed Development by 50 Percent A large financial services firm in Europe sought…

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