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

How to Contribute to the F# Compiler/Library Implementation

The F# Open Engineering Group has an excellent new website and a blog post explaining How to Contribute to the F# Language, Compiler and Core Library Implementation, including impressive details on How you can contribute to the F# Language, Compiler and Core Library Why they currently ask you to work with us and send your contributions… Read more

FSharp.Data.SqlClient: Seamlessly integrating T-SQL and F# in the same code [Guest Post]

  This week’s post is a guest article writtten by Dmitry Sevastianov with help from Dmitry Morozov, two members of the F# community, about FSharp.Data.SqlClient, a fascinatingly simple and elegant technique to integrate T-SQL and F# in new ways, using the ever-awesome power of F# type providers. First, be warned – this post is NOT about… Read more

Tomorrow night in Silicon Valley, Carnegie Mellon Campus – Four Companies Talk About F#

 Tomorrow night (Wednesday) in Silicon Valley, the Bay Area F# Meetup has an event What we do with F#: Show and Tell: Let’s see how everyone else is using F#! This evening will be organized as a series of short talks (10 mins and 20 mins), focused on practical, real-life applications of F#. Current Speakers … Read more

First Portland F# Meetup, Sat May 17, 2:00pm – Hands-on intro to machine learning with F#

 A new F# meetup is starting in Portland, OR!  The first session is scheuled for Saturday, May 17, a Hands on Introduction to Machine Learning with F#. Mathias Brandewinder (@brandewinder on Twitter) has graciously agreed to lead a three hour dojo giving a practical, hands-on, experience with F# and functional programming. We will be writing… Read more

April 17, 2014 – at The F# Bay Area Meetup Group – Will Smith – A Journey to Functional Programming

Tonight in San Francisco the F# Bay Area Meetup Group are getting together at ThoughtWorks for:   Porting Quake III to F#: A Journey to Functional Programming with Will Smith   ThoughtWorks 315 Montgomery St 16th Floorat Pine & Montgomery intersection. Entrance located on Montgomery street between the Dress Barn and Knoll stores.San Francisco, CA… Read more

Towards Publish-to-Web Project Support in the Visual F# Tools

As part of our open engineering efforts, we are working with the F# community to enable better Web Project support in the Visual F# Tools, including “publish to web”. If you would like to contribute to this or test early versions it, please see the details at this issue on the Visual F# Tools repository.  You… Read more