Juan Chen and Nikhil Swamy, two researchers at the Research in Software Engineering group, present FINE, a new programming language for .NET.Software systems are governed by increasingly complex security policies. Ensuring that a system properly enforces its policy is hard. FINE is a new…
In this video, programming writer, Gordon Hogenson explains and gives examples of lists in F#.
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Floating point values in F# can have associated
units of measure, which are typically used to indicate length, volume, mass, and so on. The built-in type float takes an optional unit-of-measure parameter, written in angle brackets, in a similar way that types such as IEnumerable take a
In this video, programming writer, Gordon Hogenson, continues the discussion of patterns by talking about active patterns, which you can use to customize and extend F#’s pattern matching capabilities. Active patterns are an amazingly flexible language feature,
and in this video we just scratch…
In this video, programming writer, Gordon Hogenson explains and gives examples of patterns in F# and explains the use of the match expression to control branching based on patterns in data. But first, a disclaimer Gordon wanted to make: “Regrettably, I have
not been able to retrain myself yet to…
Microsoft Research describes F# as "a scripted/functional/imperative/object-oriented programming language". Combining all those aspects in one language is certainly not an easy task, but they've done a good job of it. F# is interesting both as a language
to actually consider for your…
This video demonstrates some of the tasks described in Walkthrough: Creating Your First F# Program with Visual Studio.
I show you how to declare simple variables, write and test functions, and create tuples and lists.
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release of VS 2010 Beta 1 today, F# is officially a part of the in-box VS family in the sense that it ships with VS 2010 as a first class language for use in building your .NET projects that require the power and flexibility of the functional approach
to program composition. For VS…
Jason Olson is a programming language evangelist in addition to his duties as a managed (.NET) tools evangelist. You know him from
C9. He's a long time Niner and has always been passionate about languages. I've known Jason for a long time and it's great to see him take his passionate intelligence…