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Pragmatic F# in Action

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Summary

Amanda Laucher and Josh Graham introduce the audience to F# basics showing some of its main features, emphasizing what makes it better than imperative languages. Laucher also presents the case of a real life application where she rewrote large portions of C# code replacing it with dense fast executing F# instructions.

Bio

Josh Graham, ThoughtWorks, has over 19 years experience in the software industry and is the Chief Dispenser of Pleasantries at ThoughtWorks. Graham has spoken at and chaired conferences on SOA, enterprise architecture, agile software delivery, and technology innovation. Amanda Laucher is a software developer/architect focusing on Microsoft technologies. She is author of “F# in Action”.

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QCon is a conference that is organized by the community, for the community.The result is a high quality conference experience where a tremendous amount of attention and investment has gone into having the best content on the most important topics presented by the leaders in our community. QCon is designed with the technical depth and enterprise focus of interest to technical team leads, architects, and project managers.

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Mar 04, 2010

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    I would strongly suggest you have two mics next time. lol.

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