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

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

Announcing the F# 3.1 Compiler/Library Code Drop (from the Visual F# Tools Team at Microsoft)

The Microsoft Visual F# team are pleased to announce the availability of our code drop of an F# 3.1 compiler, library and tests. This code drop corresponds to the release of the Visual F# Tools for F# 3.1 as part of Visual Studio 2013. We have also recently released some great new samples showing the… Read more

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