F# and .NET in Social Gaming, June 28, SkillsMatter, London

The next F#unctional Londoners’ meetup has been announced!  It’s a great topic, talking about how to apply F# and .NET programming to one of the booming areas of game development.  Sign up here: http://www.meetup.com/FSharpLondon/events/68564812/?a=ea1_grp&rv=ea1&_af_eid=68564812&_af=event   Yan Cui on F# and .NET in Social Gaming Thursday, June 28, 2012, 6:30 PM, The Skills Matter eXchange, 116-120, Goswell…

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New Book: FRIENDLY F# through Game Development and XNA

Giuseppe Maggiore has just written to me about his new F# e-book, FRIENDLY F# through Game Development and XNA, where you learn F# through game development with XNA!  This looks fabulous – I learnt to program through games, and so what better way to learn programming than this combination? You can also get it on Amazon,…

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"FinalBot" now supports F# as a language

We all love programming competitions. The folk over at FinalBot are taking this one step further, for seriously competitive developers. Welcome to FinalBot, a community for competitive software developers. …FinalBot provides a set of competitions with rules and guidelines. Your job is to develop a bot—your player in this world—to compete on your behalf. Once…

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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…


F# London Meetup Group, Tomorrow Night! The F#/C# XBox Live Arcade Game "The Path of Go"

Tomorrow night is the next F#unctional Londoners Meetup Group at SkillsMatter in London! And it promises to be a really fantastic event, with a talk using F# to program the AI engine of a truly beautiful game.     Details: Thursday, March 3, 6:30pm, The Skills Matter eXchange, 116-120 Goswell Road London   David Stern will talking about…


Project templates for F# games, libraries and applications on Windows Phone 7 using XNA

 Johann Deneux and Giuseppe Maggiore have been putting together templates for F# games, libraries and applications for Windows Phone 7 (WP7) XNA. This extends Dan Mohl’s great work on templates for list, panorama and vanilla applications. Like all other templates on Visual Studio Gallery, these are ALL available via online templates from Visual Studio 2010…


Some Starter Code Modules for F# for in XNA/XBox Game Development

Joh over at F# in Game Development has been preparing to release Asteroid Hunter 3D, an XNA game for XBox 360. I’ve not played it myself, but next stage is a review process. Along the way he’s released some utility code and modules that may be useful for people to learn & get started in this…

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