• Virtual Panel: What's Next for .NET?

    by Pierre-Luc Maheu on  Jan 20, 2017 2

    A lot happened in the last year in the .NET ecosystem. Putting aside the details, the bigger picture is difficult to grasp. There is movement in all aspects: cross-platform, cloud, mobile, web apps and universal apps. Developers wonder where all of this is going to lead and what will be required to get there.

  • F# in Numbers: A Look at the Annual F# Survey Results

    by Tomas Petricek on  Aug 05, 2016 1

    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 Review and Author Q&A

    by Sergio De Simone on  Feb 18, 2015

    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.

Simplifying F# Type Provider Development

Posted by Dave Fancher on  Feb 13, 2015

Type Providers are an essential element for F#’s extensibility model. Dave Fancher shows how to take the tedium out authoring Type Providers using some simple inline factory methods.

The Book of F# - Review and Interview with Dave Fancher

Posted by Anand Narayanaswamy on  Apr 08, 2014

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

F# mobile development with WebSharper

Posted by Adam Granicz on  Sep 20, 2011

Adam Granicz shows how the functional programming language F#, along with WebSharper, can be used to tame mobile development. 1

Beyond Foundations of F# - Asynchronous Workflows

Posted by Robert Pickering on  Mar 23, 2008

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.

Beyond Foundations of F# - Workflows

Posted by Robert Pickering on  Jan 03, 2008

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

Beyond Foundations of F# - Active Patterns

Posted by Robert Pickering on  Nov 01, 2007

Since Robert Pickering published Foundations of F# in May, the language has grown significantly. We asked him discuss what's new in F#.