Updated F# Language Specification for F# 3.0 Now Available

Further information on the F# Community can be found at fsharp.org, which also hosts a copy of this specification.  The Visual F# team are glad to announce that we have now updated the F# Language Specification for F# 3.0. The aim of this update is to document the language features introduced in F# 3.0.  This update covers… Read more

“B-Movie Madness” Sample Now Available

When we released F# Tools for Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web last month, we made a short F# launch video available: F# 3.0 Information Rich Programming. The video featured a sample C#/F# MVC4 ASP.NET app named “B-Movie Madness,” which we’ve now made available as part of the F# 3.0 Sample Pack on CodePlex.  You… Read more

F# samples and community resources

There are lots of resources available for learning more about F#.  In this blog post, I’ll call out some of the best jumping-off points for learning F# through samples, asking questions, and getting involved in the F# community. Code Samples There are a variety of places to get sample code in F#.  To begin, there’s… Read more

Progressive F# Tutorials 2012, November 1-2, London

SkillsMatter have been running training courses in F# in New York and London and also offer training courses through their well known F# experts such as Tomas Petricek and Phil Trelford. Their next course is the Progressive F# Tutorials 2012 in London, 1-2 November, 2012. Skills Matter is happy to announce the return of the… Read more

Rethinking findstr with F# and Powershell

As a software engineer, I am frequently searching my projects’ source trees for various code snippets, or searching a collection of log files for a particular message, or some other type of text searching activity.  The traditional Windows utility for such things is findstr, but alas, it leaves much to be desired.  Among other things,… Read more