F# Console Application Template

Carl Nolan has posted another great online template:   If you are like me and often use console applications for a variety of purposes you would have found the F# template not much use (in fact a blank code file). As such I decided to put together a more complete Project Template that I could… Read more

Tail calls in F#

Introduction Several people have asked for more information on how tail calls behave in F#.  This blog post will answer many frequently asked questions about tail calls, including why tail calls are important, how to identify them, and how the compiler generates code for them. Why are tail calls important? In F#, it’s sometimes natural… Read more

A New MSDN Forum For All Topics Related to F# Programming

I’m glad to announce that we’ve activated an MSDN forum for all topics related to F#. We’re adding an MSDN form to the F# community mix because we know that a large proportion of the F# community strongly associate with the MSDN community and want F# to have a high presence amongst MSDN developers. Many… Read more

F# Team Opening: Software Development Engineer in Test

The F# team has a full-time position available for a Software Development Engineer in Test. Here is the link. Please email jackhu@microsoft.com if you are interested. You must also fill in the online forms to apply Standard job title: Software Development Engineer in Test 2 Job posting title: SDET II Profession: Engineering Discipline: SDET Location:… Read more

Update to the F# 2.0 Free Tools Release, Corresponding to Visual Studio 2010 SP1 (April 2011 CTP)

[ Further information on the F# Community can be found at fsharp.org ]   Today the F# team has released an update to the F# 2.0 Free Tools Release, last updated in August 2010.   This is a relatively small update to bring our free tools release into line with Visual Studio 2010 SP1, announced by Jason… Read more

Getting Started with FSharp.Charting (was called FSharpChart)

[ Update: the latest version of the FSharp.Charting can now be found here. See the new documentation. Further information on the F# Community can be found at fsharp.org  ] Hi, I’m Keith Battocchi, and I’m working on making it easier to use F# for data-rich programming.  In my first blog post, I want to highlight some of… Read more