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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Drops F# 3.0 Developer Preview

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Microsoft drops yet another developer preview -- this time a preview version of the F# 3.0 programming language. The Visual Studio F# Team Blog offers plenty of detail on the new preview release F# 3.0 Developer Preview is available for immediate...
  • Blog Post: Gone With The Week (Mar 1 – 5, 2010)

    The following is a selection of five news about .NET development published on independent media. Problematic pair programming Larry O’Brien explores reasons why pair programming is the least adopted of the Extreme Programming practices and ways to deal with its challenges. ( Software Development Times...
  • Blog Post: Building Concurrent Apps with F#

    One stumbling block that developers encounter with asynchronous programming is that they become so concerned with getting concurrency right that they forget the core simplicity of the program. F# lets you separate simple programs from the concurrent control flow and reveal the simplicity and readability...
  • Blog Post: A Survey of .NET Languages And Paradigms

    Hundreds of languages target Windows either directly through the Win32 API or through the CLR, and more are being built every day. While you've probably heard about many of these new languages and language paradigms, you may be wondering what it all means. In the May 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine , Joel...
  • Blog Post: F# Functional Programming Techniques in the .NET Framework

    A recent entry into the Microsoft .NET Framework family, F# provides type safety, performance, and the ability to work like a scripting language, all as part of the .NET environment. This functional language was created by Don Syme of Microsoft Research as a syntax-compatible OCaml variant for the CLR...
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