We’ve Moved the Blog!

This blog has now moved to the .NET Blog here: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dotnet/ You can find F# blog posts with the F# tag as such: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dotnet/tag/visual-f/ See you there!… Read more

[Guest post] Visual F# Power Tools: community-led tooling for F# in Visual Studio

This is a guest post by Anh-Dung Phan and Vasily Kirichenko, F# community developers and contributors to the superb Visual F# Power Tools extension for Visual Studio.  – Visual F# Team We are pleased to tell you about the Visual F# Power Tools, a Visual Studio extension aimed at providing extended tooling for F# in… Read more

Rounding out Visual F# 4.0 in VS 2015 RC

Today marks the release of Visual Studio 2015 RC, which includes the latest updates to the Visual F# 4.0 language and tools.  Download the RC here, and review the VS release notes here. Back in November, we described the F# 4.0 features that were completed in time for the Visual Studio 2015 Preview build. New… Read more

An open engineering birthday for Visual F#

  One year ago today, we pushed the button to enable community contributions and fully open engineering for Visual F#. The F# language has been open source for years, centered around the F# Open Edition and fsharp.org, but this marked the first time that Microsoft’s Visual F# tools could accept contributions and do daily development… Read more

Visual F# has moved to GitHub

It’s official, the Visual F# project has moved from Codeplex to GitHub! Our new home is https://github.com/Microsoft/visualfsharp. This brings us closer to the longtime home of the F# Open Edition, addresses one of our top bugs, and puts us on the same hosting platform as other great Microsoft open source projects like .NET Core, Typescript,… Read more

Toward a Visual F# 4.0 release

To the Visual F# Tools development community – Over the past months, we have made an impressive amount of progress together on F# 4.0 and the next version of the Visual F# Tools.  There is still plenty of work remaining here. With the goal of shipping a high-quality, enterprise-grade F# language and toolchain in Visual… Read more

Announcing a preview of F# 4.0 and the Visual F# Tools in VS 2015

Today, we are happy to announce a pre-release of F# 4.0 and the latest Visual F# Tools, for Visual Studio 2015 Preview. F# development tools are included in the box with the VS 2015 Preview download, but these bits were branched for stabilization some time ago, and we have made significant progress since then. We… Read more

Announcing the release of Visual F# Tools 3.1.2

We are happy to announce the availability of Visual F# Tools 3.1.2, the latest update to the Visual F# compiler and F# IDE tooling for Visual Studio.  You can download the installer package here. Building upon Visual F# 3.1, and the first out-of-band update Visual F# Tools 3.1.1, Visual F# Tools 3.1.2 is a standalone,… Read more