Latest Developments in General Purpose GPU Programming with F#

Starting with our experiments with integrating General Purpose GPU programming into F# at Microsoft Research, I’ve been watching the evolution of F# as a GPGPU programming platform. Over time, GPGPU programming with F# has become both more professionalized, and much more broad spectrum (including CUDA, OpenCL and other options). Some latest developments in this area have…

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F# on Android – Experience Report

Faisal Waris has published a very interesting Experience Report on using F# on Android with the Xamarin tools. It is fabulous to again see independent confirmation of the value of F# in the mobile computing space. TL;DR: F# and Xamarin triumphed. I can’t imagine writing such a complex mobile app in another language. Instead of…

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PhD/Masters-level Internship Positions at Microsoft Research, Cambridge

Microsoft Research are accepting applications for internships at our research lab in Cambridge, UK, for internships in Summer 2014. Applicants must currently be pursuing a Masters or PhD in Computer Science. More details on applying can be found here:http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/jobs/intern/about_uk.aspx This year, I personally am particularly interested in sponsoring internship applications in one or more of…

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Slides for "Succeeding with Functional-First Programming in Finance"

At NDC Oslo, F# in Finance and other recent events I’ve given versions of the talk “Succeeding with Functional-First Programming in Finance”. I’ve also given adaptions called “Succeeding with Functional-First Programming in Industry”.   The slides are now available on Slide Share. The talk is based partly on material from http://fsharp.org/testimonials and other sources, I’d be happy…

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Slides for "Making Magic with F# Type Providers" at NDC London

  Yesterday I gave a talk at NDC London 2013 called “Making Magic with F# Type Providers” Here are my slides : http://www.slideshare.net/dsyme/making-magic-with-f-type-providers. The raw PPTX is also attached further below.     data-type-providers-fsharp.pptx

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Putting the F# in Finance with Xenomorph TimeScape: A World of Financial Data at your Fingertips, Strongly Tooled and Strongly Typed

  Over on the Visual F# team blog we’ve described how to use F# type providers with Xenomorph TimeScape, a financial data product which you can use in Windows Azure and on-premise. This work is an F# sample from Microsoft Research. The sample has been picked by the F# community and incorporated into the new…

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How to contribute to the F# support in Xamarin Studio, Emacs and more

The purpose of this post is to mention where the F# language, compilation and editing support in Xamarin Studio comes from and how you can contribute to this tooling (and the same for Emacs too), and is posted on behlaf of Dave Thomas, a major F# commuity contributor. As many readers will know, F# is…

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F# Type Provider for MATLAB – Feedback requested, contributions welcome

  Rick Minerich (@rickasaurus) of Bayard Rock has implemented an F# Type Provider for MATLAB (TM). A GitHub home page for the project is also available. He would like people familiar with F# and/or MATLAB to use the type provider and give him feedback on it! My understanding is that you can use an evaluation copy…

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F# Deep Dives – Chapter 4 – Financial Programming

Earlier I posted about F# Deep Dives and its Early Access Program for reading chapters of the book as they become available. I’m particularly struck by the contents of Chapter 4 – Numerical computing in the financial domain by Chao-Jen Chen. This looks like a stunning guide to financial programming with F#. Here are the…

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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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