Welcome to F# Weekly,
A roundup of F# content from this past week:
- Hottest news! Visual F# Tools are opened for your contribution!!!
- Anders Hejlsberg is a great fan of F#.
- Dave Thomas was officially awarded by first F# Community Bad Ass Award!
- New user voice for Visual F# Power Tools was opened for prioritizing feature requests. Please move/send your suggestions there.
- The Visual F# Team are working on web project support!
- Visual F# PowerTools added folder support to F# projects.
- FAKE has TypeScript support from the first day after official TypeScript 1.0 release!
- Cool things happening: XSD support was added to the XML type provider in Fsharp.Data.
- CloudSharper 0.9.9.2 is out.
- New F# Emacs mode was out on MELPA with more responsive intellisense.
- Taha Hachana presented a new version of OpenSEO.
- Fraser Waters published “Small F# example programs for OpenTK“.
- Igor Kulman presented “AppStore and Google Play crawler written in F#“.
- Silicon Valley Energy Startup company Tachyus launched some days ago:“0 to launch in 12 weeks” using F#.
- F# works very well for computer algebra.
- Scala for fun and profit was announced 😉
- Vector Code is built with Xamarin & F#.
- Announcements from Build 2014:
- .NET Native Preview – C# compiler that compile C# code to native machine code that performs like C++.
- Roslyn – open-source C# and Visual Basic compilers with rich code analysis APIs.
- .NET Foundation – an independent forum to foster open development and collaboration around the growing collection of open source technologies for .NET.
- RyuJIT CTP3 – The next-generation JIT compiler for .NET.
- Project “Orleans” – Cloud Services at Scale.
- Don Syme blogged “F# on Android – Experience Report“.
- Visual Studio FSharp Team posted “Towards Publish-to-Web Project Support in the Visual F# Tools“.
- Ramón Soto Mathiesen posted “Bloom filters, FNV-1a/Murmur3 hashes and leaked e-mails“.
- minfuk wrote about “Seq.pairwise“.
- Steffen Forkmann blogged “FAKE 2.12.0 released – NancyFx edition“.
- Phil Brooks posted “Mortality Projections“.
- Tomas Petricek blogged “BREAKING: Open-source C# 6.0 released“.
- Jan Stenberg posted “DDD and CQRS Using the Functional Language F#” in InfoQ.
- zecl posted “Monadic Scripting in F# for Computer Games“.
- Kit Eason wrote “Tapping on the Box: A Few Words about Autism“.
- Alex Ott published list of F# books.
- Visual Studio FSharp Team posted “Facilitating Open Contributions for the F# Compiler, Library and Visual F# Tools“.
- Phil Trelford wrote about “Case for VB.Net vNext“.
- Phil Trelford wrote about “Orleans“.
- Jorge Tavares blogged “Articles about using F# to implement Lisp“.
- Isaac Abraham posted “Reusable decorators in F#“.
- David Tchepak wrote “A hasty introduction to the Either type“.
- Steve Gilham published “Fun with destructuring pattern matching — a well kept secret of F#“.
- Daniel Fabian blogged “Memoization“.
- Sacha Barber published:
Nice sessions from Build 2014:
- Anders Hejlsberg Live Q&A
- “The Future of C#” by Dustin Campbell, Mads Torgersen.
- “.NET Community & Open Source” by Miguel de Icaza, Dan Fernandez, Jay Schmelzer
- “Using Orleans to Build Halo 4’s Distributed Cloud Services in Azure” by Sergey Bykov & Hoop Somuah
- “The Present and Future of .NET in a World of Devices and Services” by Jay Schmelzer.
- “Developing Neural Networks Using Visual Studio” by James McCaffrey.
- “Go Mobile with C# and Xamarin” by Miguel de Icaza.
- “What’s New for ASP.NET and Web in Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 and Beyond” by Scott Hanselman & Scott Hunter
That’s all for now. Have a great week.
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