Late reminder: New York City F# Meetup Tonight – F# in the Cloud with George Stavroulakis of the {m}brace team

 A late reminder of the F# meetup in New York tonight – Thursday, November 29, 2012, 6:30 PM {m}brace – F# in the Cloud with George Stavroulakis of the {m}brace team  With the advent of cloud platforms and private data centers, developers face once more the challenges of distributed computing in their effort to harness the available computing…

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Microsoft Codename “Cloud Numerics” Lab Refresh

Cross-posted from the F# team blog… The “Cloud Numerics” Lab from SQL Azure Labs has been refreshed.  You can go and sign-up to try out the lab. To quote the Cloud Numerics Team: Today we are announcing a refresh of the Microsoft Codename “Cloud Numerics” Lab. We want to thank everyone who participated in the…

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M-Brace – F# in the Cloud

 Nessos Information Technologies have recently given a talk at SkillsMatter on M-Brace called  M-Brace – F# in the Cloud. George Stavroulakis writes: We would like to thank you once again for hooking us up with F# community in London. Everything was great at SkillsMatter and the crowd seemed quite enthusiastic with respect to M-Brace and its…

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F#unctional Londoners, July 4: Monads in .Net & F# in the Cloud

There’s a huge double bill at the F#unctional Londoners Meetup Group on July 4:   Mike Hadlow: Monads in .Net Gian Ntzik (Nessos Ltd.): F# in the Cloud Join us as Mike Hadlow introduces Monads in C# and F# followed by Gian Ntzik on distributing computation in the cloud with F#.   Monday, July 4, 2011, 6:30 PM…

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Use F# Programming to Win the RockPaperAzure Challenge!

The RockPaperAzure Challenge is a competition being run by the Microsoft Azure team. You can find all the details in www.rockpaperazure.com Did you play Rock, Paper, Scissors as a kid? Does it still determine who makes the afternoon coffee run? Then you already know how to play the game. Now’s your chance to code your…

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Announcing the Try F# Website! www.tryfsharp.org

On behalf of Microsoft Research Connections, I’m very glad to announce the arrival of the “go live” edition of the Try F# website! TryF# is a new tool from Microsoft Research Connections that enables the learning of the F# programming language in an interactive browser-based environment. TryF# makes F# accessible to users with Windows and…

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Video: F# for XBox Path of Go and Project Emporia

A podcast of David Stern’s recent talk on Microsoft’s use of F# for the XBox Live Arcade Path of Go and for Project Emporia is now up. David talks a lot about how to get .NET code to run faster on the XBox, and at the end takes a number of questions on Twitter and…

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F# London Job Post: C#/No SQL Database/F#

C# Developer/No SQL Database/F#   Contract Many people interested in F# programming are also interested in “big data” problems. Here’s an interesting job post that shows how these things are coming together in the marketplace:  [ We’re ] looking to create a new risk engine using new technology and methods. Building a new dynamic calculation model…

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The San Francisco Bay Area F# User Group, Jan 11 – Map Reduce, F# and Azure: Using Big Data Techniques to Parse Logs

July 2010 saw the kickoff of the San Francisco Bay Area F# User Group. Previous meetups have included Exploring F# from a C# developer’s perspective and Erik Meijer on Fundamentalist Functional Programming. The next meetup is on January 11, with Noah Gift speaking on a great topic: Map Reduce, F# and Azure: Using Big Data…

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