New Visual F# Templates for ASP.NET, Web API, MSTest and Nancy Now Available

 The F# community and the Visual F# team have been working together to bring new community-authored templates for Visual F# into the Visual Studio Gallery. One step in this has been to create a central GitHub repository for F# community templates, where you can contribute new templates and improve the existing ones. In this way… Read more

Using F# and Entity Framework with an Azure Database (Windows Azure Training in F#, Part Three)

The indefatigable Sir Eel has published a series on the The Windows Azure Training Kit in F#. Part 3 covers Using Entity Framework with an Azure Database. Part 1 – WATK in F#, Part 1: Building and Publishing Windows Azure Web Sites Part 2 – WATK in F#, Part 2: Deploying an Azure Web Site with… Read more

Building and Publishing Web Sites containing F# Code (Windows Azure Training in F#, Part One)

The indefatigable Sir Eel has published a series on the The Windows Azure Training Kit in F#. Part 1 covers building and publishing Window Azure web sites which contain F# code. Part 1 – WATK in F#, Part 1: Building and Publishing Windows Azure Web Sites Here begins a series of posts showing how I used… Read more

Learn How to Create an Internet Game Using F#, C#, and ASP.NET

We have just released a new MSDN sample and tutorial that shows how to use F# and C# in a Windows Azure cloud service. If you are interested in cloud programming with F# or any other language, we encourage you try out the sample! The sample is a crossword game called WordGrid, which is reminiscent of Scrabble,… 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

Exploring the Online Templates: Creating a Web API with F# and ASP.NET

F# 3.0 is included as part of Visual Studio 2012 and comes with a gallery of community contributed online templates for F#. Time to explore! One online template is “F#/C# MVC 4” using ASP.NET Web API. Let’s use this template to create a HTTP REST Web API which responds to requests as follows:     GET http://myhost.com/api/values  –>… Read more