In April, for the second time, fsharpWorks organized the F# community survey. Over 600 developers completed the survey in 2016 (which is 15% more than in 2015). The survey provides an insight into the brains of the F# community. In this article, I'll summarize some of the results.
F# Deep Dives, edited by Tomas Petricek and Phillip Trelford, is a new book aimed at showing what is the business value that using F# brings in practice. The book presents 11 real industrial scenarios and the way F# allowed field experts to solve them using a functional-first approach. InfoQ has interviewed Tomas Petricek, co-editor of the book.
Type Providers are an essential element for F#’s extensibility model, but creating new ones can be a chore. Dave Fancher shows how to take the tedium out authoring Type Providers using some simple inline factory methods.
The book of F#, authored by Dave Fancher examines the concepts associated with F# with the help of comprehensive explanation and relevant source codes. 1
Adam Granicz shows how the functional programming language F#, along with WebSharper, can be used to tame mobile development. 1
Robert Pickering continues the conversation in this third article on F# and this time focuses on Asynchronous Workflows and the resulting peformance gains obtained when used.
Next in a series of articles on F#, Robert Pickering progresses the discussion to a deep dive on workflows which are the building blocks for creating DSLs. 1
Since Robert Pickering published Foundations of F# in May, the language has grown significantly. We asked him discuss what's new in F#.