Visual Studio F# Team Blog

The blog of the F# team at Microsoft

We've Moved the Blog!

This blog has now moved to the .NET Blog here: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dotnet/ You can find...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 07/18/2016

[Guest post] Visual F# Power Tools: community-led tooling for F# in Visual Studio

This is a guest post by Anh-Dung Phan and Vasily Kirichenko, F# community developers and...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 08/05/2015

Announcing the RTM of Visual F# 4.0

We are pleased to announce that Visual Studio 2015, and along with it Visual F# 4.0, hit RTM today!...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 07/20/2015

Save the day with a Visual Basic, C#, or F# T-Shirt!

F# enthusiasts might be interested in this post on the .NET blog by program manager Anthony D....

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 05/22/2015

Rounding out Visual F# 4.0 in VS 2015 RC

Today marks the release of Visual Studio 2015 RC, which includes the latest updates to the Visual F#...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 04/29/2015

An open engineering birthday for Visual F#

One year ago today, we pushed the button to enable community contributions and fully open...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 04/03/2015

Visual F# has moved to GitHub

It’s official, the Visual F# project has moved from Codeplex to GitHub! Our new home is...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 01/13/2015

Toward a Visual F# 4.0 release

To the Visual F# Tools development community –Over the past months, we have made an impressive...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 12/02/2014

Announcing a preview of F# 4.0 and the Visual F# Tools in VS 2015

Today, we are happy to announce a pre-release of F# 4.0 and the latest Visual F# Tools, for Visual...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 11/12/2014

Announcing the release of Visual F# Tools 3.1.2

We are happy to announce the availability of Visual F# Tools 3.1.2, the latest update to the Visual...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 08/20/2014

How to Contribute to the F# Compiler/Library Implementation

The F# Open Engineering Group has an excellent new website and a blog post explaining How to...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 06/18/2014

FSharp.Data.SqlClient: Seamlessly integrating T-SQL and F# in the same code [Guest Post]

This week's post is a guest article writtten by Dmitry Sevastianov with help from Dmitry Morozov,...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 05/23/2014

Tomorrow night in Silicon Valley, Carnegie Mellon Campus - Four Companies Talk About F#

Tomorrow night (Wednesday) in Silicon Valley, the Bay Area F# Meetup has an event What we do with...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 05/06/2014

First Portland F# Meetup, Sat May 17, 2:00pm - Hands-on intro to machine learning with F#

A new F# meetup is starting in Portland, OR! The first session is scheuled for Saturday, May 17, a...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 05/06/2014

F# meetup starting in Los Angeles area

An F# meetup is starting up in the Los Angeles area!Tony Abell (@TonyAbell) has announced an...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 04/17/2014

April 17, 2014 - at The F# Bay Area Meetup Group - Will Smith - A Journey to Functional Programming

Tonight in San Francisco the F# Bay Area Meetup Group are getting together at ThoughtWorks for:...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 04/17/2014

Towards Publish-to-Web Project Support in the Visual F# Tools

As part of our open engineering efforts, we are working with the F# community to enable better Web...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 04/06/2014

Facilitating Open Contributions for the F# Compiler, Library and Visual F# Tools

The Visual F# Team are very happy to announce that, through our participation in Microsoft Open...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 04/03/2014

At BUILD 2014? Join Miguel de Icaza for his C#+F# Mobile Session on Android and iOS

At BUILD 2014 in San Francisco? Join Miguel de Icaza for his Mobile session:

Author: dsyme Date: 04/01/2014

At BUILD 2014? Head to Silicon Valley for Coding Dojo: a gentle introduction to Machine Learning with F#

At BUILD 2014? Take an evening out to join the F# Bay Area Meetup Group in Silicon Valley for their...

Author: dsyme Date: 04/01/2014

At BUILD 2014? Join the F# Bay Area Group for Drinks on Thursday

For those attending BUILD 2014 in San Francisco, the F# Bay Area Group will be hosting drinks at the...

Author: dsyme Date: 04/01/2014

Announcing Visual F# Tools 3.1.1, with support for Desktop and Web express

Today we are excited to announce the availability of the Visual F# Tools 3.1.1, our first update...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 01/22/2014

Seattle user group, Feb 13: F# on iOS with Xamarin Studio and Mac

If you are in the Seattle area, come by the Microsoft campus February 13 at 7pm for a talk on...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 01/07/2014

New Visual F# Templates for ASP.NET, Web API, MSTest and Nancy Now Available

The F# community and the Visual F# team have been working together to bring new community-authored...

Author: dsyme Date: 12/12/2013

"F# in Finance" - New York Edition - December 11

The next edition of the successful F# in Finance conference will be held in New York City on...

Author: dsyme Date: 11/30/2013

Announcing the F# 3.1 Compiler/Library Code Drop (from the Visual F# Tools Team at Microsoft)

The Microsoft Visual F# team are pleased to announce the availability of our code drop of an F# 3.1...

Author: dsyme Date: 11/28/2013

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

(This is a slightly edited cross-posting of this blog from Xenomorph).We are glad to bring you a...

Author: dsyme Date: 11/27/2013

Microsoft's "F# in Finance" in London - Initial Report

On Monday Microsoft hosted the first “F# in Finance” at Microsoft’s corporate...

Author: dsyme Date: 11/27/2013

F# in Finance in London - Three Days and Counting!

Three days until F# in Finance in London on Monday, 25th November. Brought to you by Microsoft and...

Author: dsyme Date: 11/22/2013

Tonight in San Francisco, 6pm: Domain Specific Languages in F# with Tomas Petricek

Tonight at ThoughtWorks in San Francisco, 6pm:When designing software, we often need to solve...

Author: dsyme Date: 11/15/2013

Announcing Deedle - Data Frame and Time Series Package for Exploratory Data Programming with F# and C#

We're very pleased to announce the availability of the Deedle package for Data Frame and Time Series...

Author: dsyme Date: 11/13/2013

"F# in Finance" - London - Monday, 25 Nov 2013

Microsoft Developer Platform Evangelism (DPE) and Fountainhead Events invite you to F# in Finance in...

Author: dsyme Date: 11/13/2013

Seattle area event: A hands-on introduction to machine learning with F#

Next Monday, November 18, at 6:30pm, Mathias Brandewinder will be on the Microsoft campus leading...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 11/12/2013

Code Outlining for Visual F# in VS2010, VS2012 and VS2013

The F# Outlining extension to Visual Studio is an F# community extension to Visual Studio for use...

Author: dsyme Date: 10/25/2013

A New F# Meetup - The Paris F# Group

A second F# meetup group has launched over the summer - the Paris-based Functional Programming in F#...

Author: dsyme Date: 09/16/2013

A new F# Meetup Group - Washington DC F# Meetup

Those of us in the Visual F# team are pleased to announce that the Washington DC F# Meetup group has...

Author: dsyme Date: 09/16/2013

Visual Studio 2013 RC and Send to FSI

Earlier this week, the Release Candidate build of Visual Studio 2013 was announced.  Like the...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 09/13/2013

The Progressive F# Tutorials, New York City, September 18-19

The Progressive F# Tutorials are returning to New York City on September 18-19th! The Progressive F#...

Author: dsyme Date: 07/16/2013

Combining F# and Excel using Excel DNA

The topic of integrating F# and Microsoft Excel arises frequently, particularly in financial,...

Author: dsyme Date: 07/16/2013

Seattle F# meetup, Wednesday 7/17/2013, 7:00 PM: Functional-style control flow in F#

Join the F# Seattle User Group meetup next Wednesday for a talk about functional-style control flow...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 07/12/2013

Viewing function return values in the Visual Studio 2013 debugger

One of the great new features in Visual Studio 2013 is the ability to view function return values in...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 07/10/2013

Announcing a pre-release of F# 3.1 and the Visual F# tools in Visual Studio 2013

We are pleased to announce the availability of a preview release of version 3.1 of the F# language,...

Author: Visual FSharp Team [MSFT] Date: 06/27/2013

Cleveland F# Meetup, Wednesday Night - Data Mining with F#: Analyzing Network Packets, 5/29/2013 5:45 PM

Join the next F# Meetup in Cleveland, Ohio, Wednesday evening, looking at network-analysis data...

Author: dsyme Date: 05/28/2013

Zurich FSharp Meetup: Embrace the Cloud with F# (Wednesday, May 29, 2013)

[ Further information on the F# Community can be found at fsharp.org ]Tomorrow night (Wednesday, May...

Author: dsyme Date: 05/28/2013

Using F# and Entity Framework with an Azure Database (Windows Azure Training in F#, Part Three)

The indefatigable Sir Eel has published a series on the The Windows Azure Training Kit in F#. Part 3...

Author: dsyme Date: 05/28/2013

Building and Publishing Web Sites containing F# Code (Windows Azure Training in F#, Part One)

The indefatigable Sir Eel has published a series on the The Windows Azure Training Kit in F#. Part 1...

Author: dsyme Date: 05/28/2013

Pushing F# Websites to Azure with Git (Windows Azure Training in F#, Part Two)

You can now push F#-implemented websites directly to Windows Azure from Git and GitHub!The...

Author: dsyme Date: 05/28/2013

F# on FreeBSD

Further information on the F# Community can be found at fsharp.org Through Jack Pappas, the F#...

Author: dsyme Date: 05/13/2013

F# for Machine Learning - a Gentle Introduction and Coding Dojo

Further information on F# and Machine Learning can be found at fsharp.org If you're in the Bay Area,...

Author: dsyme Date: 05/08/2013

Seattle DotNet Startup Group: F# for Startups, Tuesday June 11 2013

Further information on the F# Community can be found at fsharp.org If you're in Seattle, Redmond or...

Author: dsyme Date: 05/08/2013

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