Don Syme's WebLog on F# and Related Topics

An update

It's been a while since I blogged regularly.  What happened!? I got a Twitter account, and use it...

Author: dsyme Date: 03/10/2017

Distinguished Paper Award at PLDI 2016

I’m pleased to report that our paper Types from data: Making structured data first-class citizens in...

Author: dsyme Date: 07/22/2016

An open letter about the terms "F#" and "Visual F#"

[ The opinions here are entirely my own etc etc. ] Dear World, With regard to this InfoQ...

Author: dsyme Date: 10/23/2015

RSDE positions at Microsoft Research, Cambridge

Microsoft Research is looking for development engineers in Cambridge, UK! Applications now open!...

Author: dsyme Date: 01/08/2015

Latest Developments in General Purpose GPU Programming with F#

Starting with our experiments with integrating General Purpose GPU programming into F# at Microsoft...

Author: dsyme Date: 04/23/2014

F# on Android - Experience Report

Faisal Waris has published a very interesting Experience Report on using F# on Android with the...

Author: dsyme Date: 04/01/2014

PhD/Masters-level Internship Positions at Microsoft Research, Cambridge

Microsoft Research are accepting applications for internships at our research lab in Cambridge, UK,...

Author: dsyme Date: 02/14/2014

Applications for Researcher and Postdoc positions at Microsoft Research

Would you like to work as a postdoc or a researcher at Microsoft Research, Cambridge? Whetehr in the...

Author: dsyme Date: 12/31/2013

Slides for "Succeeding with Functional-First Programming in Finance"

At NDC Oslo, F# in Finance and other recent events I've given versions of the talk "Succeeding with...

Author: dsyme Date: 12/31/2013

Slides for "Making Magic with F# Type Providers" at NDC London

Yesterday I gave a talk at NDC London 2013 called "Making Magic with F# Type Providers" Here are my...

Author: dsyme Date: 12/05/2013

Putting the F# in Finance with Xenomorph TimeScape: A World of Financial Data at your Fingertips, Strongly Tooled and Strongly Typed

Over on the Visual F# team blog we've described how to use F# type providers with Xenomorph...

Author: dsyme Date: 11/29/2013

How to contribute to the F# support in Xamarin Studio, Emacs and more

The purpose of this post is to mention where the F# language, compilation and editing support in...

Author: dsyme Date: 11/29/2013

F# in Finance - London - 25 Nov 2013

Over on the Visual F# Tools team blog: Microsoft Developer Platform Evangelism (DPE) and...

Author: dsyme Date: 11/13/2013

F# Type Provider for MATLAB - Feedback requested, contributions welcome

Rick Minerich (@rickasaurus) of Bayard Rock has implemented an F# Type Provider for MATLAB (TM). A...

Author: dsyme Date: 07/17/2013

F# Deep Dives - Chapter 4 - Financial Programming

Earlier I posted about F# Deep Dives and its Early Access Program for reading chapters of the book...

Author: dsyme Date: 07/17/2013

F# Deep Dives - Early Access Program

I'd like to draw your attention to the Early Access Program for F# Deep Dives, which looks like it...

Author: dsyme Date: 07/17/2013

F#/C# jobs in Machine Learning + Data Tools, Microsoft Research, Redmond

Microsoft Research in Redmond has several RSDE (Research Software Development Engineer) positions...

Author: dsyme Date: 07/11/2013

Tonight at F#unctional Londoners: More Machine Learning Hands-on with F#

Tonight at the F#unctional Londoners meetup:, 6:30pm, SkillsMatter, London: In this regular meetup...

Author: dsyme Date: 07/11/2013

FSCL - Compiling F# to OpenCL for High-Performance over Multi-core and Many-core devices

My friend Antonio Cisternino recently pointed me to FSCL - a compiler from F# to OpenCL. Here is the...

Author: dsyme Date: 06/30/2013

FunScript - F# to Javascript leveraging TypeScript metadata

FunScript is “a lightweight F# library that lets you rapidly develop single-page web and...

Author: dsyme Date: 06/19/2013

F#/C# positions in Brighton

Regular readers of my blog know that from time to time I post messages about jobs related to F# for...

Author: dsyme Date: 06/14/2013

Senior F# Job in User Interface/Finance in London

Regular readers of my blog know that from time to time I post messages about jobs related to F# for...

Author: dsyme Date: 06/14/2013

Does the language you use make a difference? - Code metrics for "functional-first" v. "object-first" code

This post is a very interesting study of the differences between “functional-first” (F#)...

Author: dsyme Date: 06/14/2013

F# London Meetup, Thursday: Machine Learning Hands On with F#

This Thursday evening at the F# London Meetup we have a Machine Learning Hands On with F#, led by...

Author: dsyme Date: 06/11/2013

Using Riak MapReduce with F#

The F# community member John Liao has blogged about using the Riak distributed database system with...

Author: dsyme Date: 06/04/2013

F# London Meetup this Thursday: F# on iPad and iPhone in Xamarin Studio with Neil Danson

In April, at the Xamarin Evolve conference, Xamarin announced support for the F# language as part of...

Author: dsyme Date: 05/28/2013

IEEE Computer Society Webinar: Try F# for Big and Broad Data - Tuesday May 7

Next Tuesday I'll be taking part in an IEEE Computer Society Webinar about Try F#. Please join us!...

Author: dsyme Date: 05/03/2013

Miguel de Icaza discusses Xamarin support for F# on Channel 9

Last week, at the Xamarin Evolve conference, Xamarin announced support for the F# language as part...

Author: dsyme Date: 04/24/2013

Tonight at the F# New York City Meetup: F# MVC for WPF with Dmitry Morozov

Tonight (actually in about half an hour) Dmitry Morozov will be talking at the F# New York City...

Author: dsyme Date: 04/23/2013

F# and QuantLib: An Introduction

Over on the Visual F# team blog we have an article introducing you to using QuantLib from F#: A...

Author: dsyme Date: 04/23/2013

On Today: Online Event: Rachel Reese - Getting Started with F#

Late notice, but just to mention that Rachel Reese is giving an online session "Getting Started with...

Author: dsyme Date: 04/16/2013

Learn F# in New York - Fast Track to F# with Tomas Petricek, 30 April - 1 May

Are you in the US and interested in learning F#? Tomas Petricek will be giving the successful "Fast...

Author: dsyme Date: 04/10/2013

Learn F# - Hands On: This Thursday, London F# Meetup

For those in the London area, there is a "Learn F# Hands On" session this Thursday evening at the...

Author: dsyme Date: 04/10/2013

F# testimonials on fsharp.org

The F# Software Foundation's Testimonials Page on http://fsharp.org is well worth a read. They are...

Author: dsyme Date: 04/07/2013

"Stati-C/AL Supervision – static analysis for Microsoft Dynamics NAV"

Steffen Forkmann has reported abot Stati-C/AL, a code analysis tool for Microsoft Dynamics NAV....

Author: dsyme Date: 04/07/2013

The F# Weekly #13

I was particularly inspired by the latest F# Weekly from the F# Community (feed here). This edition...

Author: dsyme Date: 04/07/2013

Quote of the Week: "What can C# do that F# cannot?"

The F# community quote of the week was from Tomas Petricek in answer to a question on Twitter, see...

Author: dsyme Date: 03/25/2013

Asynchronous Programming: From F# to Python

I woke up to a nice email from Shahrokh Mortazavi today. I'll quote it, I don't think he'll mind...

Author: dsyme Date: 03/24/2013

Thursday at F# London Meetup: The F# 3.0 SQL Server Type Provider - Very Cool, and Very Useful, plus F# 3.0 Dynamics CRM Type Provider

There's a double act at the F#unctional Londoners Meetup on Thursday night. Thursday, February 28,...

Author: dsyme Date: 02/27/2013

Does the language you choose make a difference?

Follow the controversy here:...

Author: dsyme Date: 02/22/2013

Are you working with QuantLib and F#?

Are you working with QuantLib and F#? Would you like to share your experiences? I'm looking for...

Author: dsyme Date: 02/05/2013

Using a Java Framework with F#: The Stanford Parser for NLP

We like to say "F# loves R", because we can use R packages from F#, through an R type provider for...

Author: dsyme Date: 02/05/2013

F# Community Code Sprint this Saturday in London

The London F# community are holding an F# Community Code Sprint this Saturday in London. Informal...

Author: dsyme Date: 02/05/2013

Tonight at The SF Bay Area F# Meetup: "Functional Data Structures: Practical F# Applications"

Tonight, 6:30pm, at The SF Bay Area F# Meetup: "Functional Data Structures: Practical F#...

Author: dsyme Date: 02/04/2013

Twelve F# type providers in action

Twelve F# type providers in action, brought to you with love by the Visual F# team and the F#...

Author: dsyme Date: 01/30/2013

F# London Meetup Thursday Night: Zach Bray "F# to Javascript, the FunScript way"

Thursday night (31 Jan) at the F#unctional Londoners Meetup we have Zach Bray telling us all about...

Author: dsyme Date: 01/30/2013

Try F# - Learn, Create and Share F#, from your browser

I'm very pleased to see that the latest and greatest Try F# 3.0 has been released today! Try F# is a...

Author: dsyme Date: 01/23/2013

F# Emacs Integration

The F# Open Source Group has developed a super-powerful F# Emacs mode, including Intellisense...

Author: dsyme Date: 01/18/2013

This Wednesday: F# London Meetup: Systems Information Programming Made Simple with the F# WMI Provider Sample

On Wednesday night, Keith Battocchi is in London to give a talk on.... Systems Information...

Author: dsyme Date: 01/15/2013

F# Londoners Meetup Tomorrow - Freebase with Don Syme

Tomorrow I'm at the F#unctional Londoners Meetup at SkillsMatter, doing an informal "deep dive" into...

Author: dsyme Date: 12/11/2012

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