Chris Smith's completely unique view

Algorithms, functional programming, CLR 4.0, and of course, F#!

October, 2008

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About Chris Smith's completely unique view

Chris works as a Software Design Engineer in Test at Microsoft, where he spends his time making sure F# is the most awesome programming language ever.

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    PDC - Day 1

    I'm writing this from the 'big room' in the LA Convention Center.If you don't know, PDC is a HUGE conference Microsoft holds to introduce cutting edge technology and show developers the roadmap for Microsoft's platforms. What that means for me, is that...
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    Due out Next Year – Programming F# by Chris Smith

    I’d like to announce that for the past few months I’ve been secretly working on a book for O’Reilly titled Programming F# . My aim is to provide the one-stop-shop for learning the breadth of the F# language. A special thanks goes out to Nate LaMartina...
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    F# Zen – The Literal Attribute

    When pattern matching it is easy to forget that you are capturing a new value instead of matching against an existing one. Take this function for example: let E = 2.718281828459 let PI = 3.141592653589 // Ooops - this captures a value let isConstant...
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    F# Zen - Colored printf

    It’s easy to lose track of important data when logging output to the console window, fortunately you can use the System.Console.ConsoleColor property to set the output color. But unlike F#’s printfn, System.Console.WriteLine doesn’t use type inference...
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