A Taste of F#: Today and Future
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 provides integrated support for F#,a productive new functional and object-oriented programming language for the Microsoft .NET Framework. This session highlights the many ways developers can leverage F# in Visual Studio 2010,including examples of when and where F# can be applied most effectively,and how F# integrates naturally with existing solutions,as well as showing many of the most exciting features of the F# language and tools. Demos range from real-world high-productivity exploration with the F# Interactive,up to robust .NET component development,introducing powerful F# language features including support for parallelism,succinct expressive syntax,rich access to .NET and the more declarative functional style of programming in F#. We also take a look at what’s ahead for F#,integrating data and services into the programming language through F# type providers.