Where do you use F#?

Recently on StackOverflow there was a question asked about “what areas might the use of F# would be more appropriate then C#”. Some of the answers are very insightful – take a look and see if you agree or disagree! You’ll notice that my good friend Jared commented on his own experience using F# on…

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VS2010 + VIM

As you may know, I am a diehard VIM user. Thankfully, Jared, a big F# fan (Jared and I used to work on VB together), has written a plug-in for VS2010 called VsVim which supports VIM emulation in VS2010. If you are a VIM user, this plug-in is essential! I can’t imagine using VS without…

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F# + WPF + Events

I recently had to do some travelling for the VS launch event in Las Vegas and QCON event in Beijing. One of the things thats nice about travelling is that it gives you time to do some things you may not otherwise do – in my case, I had a chance to try to (re)…

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QCON 2010 Presentation Sample

I’ve posted the QCON 2010 F# presentation sample on my code gallery page. The QCON experience was very positive for me, and I had a great time both at QCON and hanging out with the MS MVPs in Beijing. Looking forward to the next time I can visit!

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QCon 2010 Beijing and Chinese F# Blogs

I’m currently in Beijing, China attending the QCON conference and giving a presentation on F#. It has been a blast so far! Jeff has been a great host and he is an avid F# enthusiast in China – he has a blog (in Chinese) – http://blog.zhaojie.me. In addition, the F# Shanghai team has been busy…

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F# Channel 9 at Visual Studio 2010 Launch Event

Channel9 will be doing interviews throughout the Visual Studio 2010 Launch Event at Las Vegas, and at 11:30 AM PDT the Visual Studio Managed Language Team will be on the air! If you want to ask us any questions, send a tweet to @ch9live and watch it here!

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F# Released!

Just a few moments ago, Bob Muglia announced the general availability of Visual Studio 2010 at the launch event at Las Vegas. I am extremely proud to say that this event also means that the official release of F# is now released! Our team has worked extremely hard to bring the first release of F#…

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F# Quick Guides: Object Oriented Programming

Hello! As I mentioned in my earlier post, the F# team is tremendously proud of being a part of Visual Studio 2010. We have worked long and hard to get to this point, and we are very excited with the release of the first fully supported F# language. To kick off the release of F#,…

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F# Quick Guides: Object Oriented Programming

F# Quick Guides: Object Oriented Programming   This document is a quick guide of F #object oriented programming constructs and their equivalent in C#, where applicable. For more information on F#, please visit http://www.fsharp.net for documentation, videos, and samples. Language Feature F# C# Classes with properties and default constructor type Vector(x : float, y :…

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SIGCSE 2010 and F#

This past week I had the chance to attend SIGCSE 2010 and present a session on F#. It was a ton of fun and it was great to talk to many people about F# and how we on the team believe that investing in F#, both professionally and academically, is a fantastic thing. If you…

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