An open engineering birthday for Visual F#

  One year ago today, we pushed the button to enable community contributions and fully open engineering for Visual F#. The F# language has been open source for years, centered around the F# Open Edition and, but this marked the first time that Microsoft’s Visual F# tools could accept contributions and do daily development… Read more

Visual F# has moved to GitHub

It’s official, the Visual F# project has moved from Codeplex to GitHub! Our new home is This brings us closer to the longtime home of the F# Open Edition, addresses one of our top bugs, and puts us on the same hosting platform as other great Microsoft open source projects like .NET Core, Typescript,… Read more

Toward a Visual F# 4.0 release

To the Visual F# Tools development community – Over the past months, we have made an impressive amount of progress together on F# 4.0 and the next version of the Visual F# Tools.  There is still plenty of work remaining here. With the goal of shipping a high-quality, enterprise-grade F# language and toolchain in Visual… Read more

Facilitating Open Contributions for the F# Compiler, Library and Visual F# Tools

The Visual F# Team are very happy to announce that, through our participation in Microsoft Open Technologies (MSOpenTech) and in conjunction with the F# community, we are now able to accept contributions to the Visual F# Tools.  Through this, we will also be enabling community contributions to the F# language, compiler, library more generally, including… Read more