F# for Parallel and Asynchronous Programming
Concurrency is increasingly important for many applications. The shift to manycore brings abundant parallelism to the desktop. The Web, Microsoft Silverlight, and distributed systems increase the demand for asynchronous solutions. F#, a functional and object-oriented language for Microsoft .NET, adds many tools to make parallel and asynchronous programming both fun and easy. Come hear the core concepts of the F# language, and see how ideas like immutability, functional design, async workflows, agents, and more can be used to meet the challenges of today’s real-world applications.