[Guest post] Visual F# Power Tools: community-led tooling for F# in Visual Studio

This is a guest post by Anh-Dung Phan and Vasily Kirichenko, F# community developers and contributors to the superb Visual F# Power Tools extension for Visual Studio.  – Visual F# Team We are pleased to tell you about the Visual F# Power Tools, a Visual Studio extension aimed at providing extended tooling for F# in… 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

Announcing the release of Visual F# Tools 3.1.2

We are happy to announce the availability of Visual F# Tools 3.1.2, the latest update to the Visual F# compiler and F# IDE tooling for Visual Studio.  You can download the installer package here. Building upon Visual F# 3.1, and the first out-of-band update Visual F# Tools 3.1.1, Visual F# Tools 3.1.2 is a standalone,… Read more

How to Contribute to the F# Compiler/Library Implementation

The F# Open Engineering Group has an excellent new website and a blog post explaining How to Contribute to the F# Language, Compiler and Core Library Implementation, including impressive details on How you can contribute to the F# Language, Compiler and Core Library Why they currently ask you to work with us and send your contributions… 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

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