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

At BUILD 2014? Head to Silicon Valley for Coding Dojo: a gentle introduction to Machine Learning with F#

  At BUILD 2014? Take an evening out to join the F# Bay Area Meetup Group in Silicon Valley for their Coding Dojo – A gentle introduction to Machine Learning with F#. Machine Learning is the art of writing programs that get better at performing a task as they gain experience, without being explicitly programmed to do… Read more

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

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

Cleveland F# Meetup, Wednesday Night – Data Mining with F#: Analyzing Network Packets, 5/29/2013 5:45 PM

Join the next F# Meetup in Cleveland, Ohio, Wednesday evening, looking at network-analysis data mining with F# – We’ll continue working on the problem of how to analyze packets of network data. Last month we saw how to use the open source WireShark utility to capture network data in XML format, and we used F#’s language… Read more

Zurich FSharp Meetup: Embrace the Cloud with F# (Wednesday, May 29, 2013)

[ Further information on the F# Community can be found at fsharp.org ] Tomorrow night (Wednesday, May 29, 2013) the Zurich F# Meetup Group has a session on Embrace the Cloud with F#. The next meetup of the Zurich F# Users will take place on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 18:45 at NetException GmbH (as usual). If… Read more