This week’s post is a guest article writtten by Dmitry Sevastianov with help from Dmitry Morozov, two members of the F# community, about FSharp.Data.SqlClient, a fascinatingly simple and elegant technique to integrate T-SQL and F# in new ways, using the ever-awesome power of F# type providers.
Tomorrow night (Wednesday) in Silicon Valley, the Bay Area F# Meetup has an event What we do with F#: Show and Tell:
Let’s see how everyone else is using F#! This evening will be organized as a series of short talks (10 mins and 20 mins),
A new F# meetup is starting in Portland, OR! The first session is scheuled for Saturday, May 17, a Hands on Introduction to Machine Learning with F#.
Mathias Brandewinder (@brandewinder on Twitter) has graciously agreed to lead a three hour dojo giving a practical,
An F# meetup is starting up in the Los Angeles area!
Tony Abell (@TonyAbell) has announced an informal “meet & greet” first meeting next Tuesday:
If you would like to get involved, please register with the meetup and help spread the word!
Tonight in San Francisco the F# Bay Area Meetup Group are getting together at ThoughtWorks for:
Porting Quake III to F#: A Journey to Functional Programming with Will Smith
315 Montgomery St 16th Floorat Pine & Montgomery intersection.
The F# community and the Visual F# team have been working together to bring new community-authored templates for Visual F# into the Visual Studio Gallery.
One step in this has been to create a central GitHub repository for F# community templates,
The next edition of the successful F# in Finance conference will be held in New York City on December 11. You can register now.
See also our writeup of the London edition of the F# in Finance conference.
The Visual F# Team
The Microsoft Visual F# team are pleased to announce the availability of our code drop of an F# 3.1 compiler, library and tests.
This code drop corresponds to the release of the Visual F# Tools for F# 3.1 as part of Visual Studio 2013.
(This is a slightly edited cross-posting of this blog from Xenomorph).
We are glad to bring you a sample demonstrator for applying the F# 3.0 Type Providers and the Visual Studio Tools for F# to enterprise financial data sources, both on-premise and cloud-hosted in Azure.
On Monday Microsoft hosted the first “F# in Finance” at Microsoft’s corporate offices in London, co-organized by Fountainhead Consulting.
The next “F# in Finance” event will be in New York City on 11 December, you can register now!
The London event was the first event of its kind and attendess including leading quantitative finance experts from major global banks.