Putting the F# in Finance with Xenomorph TimeScape: A World of Financial Data at your Fingertips, Strongly Tooled and Strongly Typed

(This is a slightly edited cross-posting of this blog from Xenomorph). We are glad to bring you a sample demonstrator for applying the F# 3.0 Type Providers and the Visual Studio Tools for F# to enterprise financial data sources, both on-premise and cloud-hosted in Azure. At F# in Finance (London Edition), Don Syme of Microsoft Research demonstrated F#… Read more

Microsoft’s "F# in Finance" in London – Initial Report

On Monday Microsoft hosted the first “F# in Finance” at Microsoft’s corporate offices in London, co-organized by Fountainhead Consulting.   The next “F# in Finance” event will be in New York City on 11 December, you can register now!   The London event was the first event of its kind and attendess including leading quantitative finance experts… Read more

F# in Finance in London – Three Days and Counting!

  Three days until F# in Finance in London on Monday, 25th November.  Brought to you by Microsoft and Fountainhead Labs.   F# in Finance (registration) Date: Monday 25th November 2013, 8:00am to 6:15pm. Venue: Microsoft, Cardinal Place 80-100 Victoria St, London, SW1E 5JL. Twitter: @FountainheadLab, #FSharpInFinance If you are interested in functional programming as it applies to finance (and… Read more

"F# in Finance" – London – Monday, 25 Nov 2013

Microsoft Developer Platform Evangelism (DPE) and Fountainhead Events invite you to F# in Finance in London on 25th November! Register early!  There will be a matching event in New York on 11th December.     F# in Finance   Dates: Monday 25th November 2013, 8:00am to 6:15pm. Venue: Microsoft, Cardinal Place 80-100 Victoria St, London, SW1E 5JL. Twitter:… Read more

Combining F# and Excel using Excel DNA

The topic of integrating F# and Microsoft Excel arises frequently, particularly in financial, insurance, statistical and data science work. There are several approaches to this, and in a recent discussion about F# in Finance, the topic of Excel DNA came up.  To quote: Excel-DNA is an independent project to integrate .NET into Excel. With Excel-DNA… Read more

F# and QuantLib: An Introduction

Further information on the F# Community can be found at fsharp.org  A Guest Blog in conjunction with Alexandre Radicchi (alex.radi@gmail.com) F# is an attractive language to use in Financial Engineering because of its functional-first methodology, succinctness, strong typing, data-integration, stability, maturity, tooling and performance, as well as its supported editions in Visual Studio, its open-source edition, its… Read more