Welcome to F# Weekly,
A roundup of F# content from this past week:
- Visual F# Power Tools v0.4.0 is out with NavigateTo, Depth Colorizer and many improvements all around.
- What features would you like to have in Visual F# Power Tools? Send your feature requests right now!
- Please vote for this ReSharper issue if you want ReSharper and the awesome F# Power Tools to live happily together.
- “F# Deep Dives” is updated with a new chapter 7 – “Developing rich user interfaces using the MVC pattern”.
- FSharp.Data 2.0.2 was released (Now you can use FSharp.Data without having a network connection + Initial version of JSON write API).
- CloudSharper Local alpha v0.9.8 was released.
- FsXaml is now officially transferred to fsprojects and released new v0.9.1 with VSIX extension support.
- Nice PDF Text Extract sample was shared by Phillip Trelford.
- Jérémie Chassaing shared Pigeon/Akka.NET F# actors sample.
- Ramón Soto Mathiesen from Danish F# User Group shared materials from “Free F# Seminar for developers” (slides + code).
- Nick Palladinos showed Clojure atoms in F# (sample 1, sample 2)
- Do not be shy to ask about code review of your F# code on Stack Overflow.
- F# addin v3.2.28 for Xamarin Studio and MonoDevelop is now available in the addins repository, with matching iOS and Android support.
- SqlCommandProvider is moved to a new NuGet package FSharp.Data.SqlClient, now with SqlProgrammability! (No more Experimental, it is in Beta!)
- The docs for FSharp.Compiler.Service are now available in Japanese.
- Wanted: Win32/WinForms gurus to help contribute to this feature for FSharp.Charting.
- Christoph Rüegg updated Math.Net Numerics docs on how to get started on Linux with Mono and with MKL.
- “Concurrency Is Not Parallelism” by Rob Pike.
- “Domain Driven Design with the F# type System — F#unctional Londoners 2014” by Scott Wlaschin.
- Scott Hanselman blogged “Exploring FAKE, an F# Build System for all of .NET“.
- Gustavo Guerra posted “FSharp.Data 2.0.0 Released“.
- Mark Seemann blogged “SOLID: the next step is Functional“.
- eWeek published “Microsoft’s F# programming language is rising up the charts in terms of popularity, just two slots out of the top 10 on the TIOBE index“.
- Dice News posted “F# Dramatically Gains in Popularity“.
- Jamie Dixon wrote “Elevator App: Part 1 – Data Layer Using F#“.
- Mark Seemann blogged “Arbitrary Version instances with FsCheck“.
- Antonio Lucca wrote about “kMeans in F#“.
- Matthias Weiser published “‘F# for quantitative finance’ review“.
- Anton Kropp wrote about “A simple templating engine“.
- EastBancTech posted “What is F#?” on CodeProject.
- Sashan Govender wrote “A one-shot mDNS query in F#“.
- Masuda Tomoaki blogged “オレオレF#でフォークしました“.
- Anthony Brown wrote “A quick COM and F# tip“.
- Anthony Brown posted “Creating an infinite type system with F#’s type providers“.
- Stefan Alfbo blogged “Genetic Algorithms With F#“.
- Marcin Juraszek wrote about “Why contributing to an Open Source project is a good way to learn new language and/or technology“.
That’s all for now. Have a great week.
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