Tim Ng

F# for the masses

May, 2006

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About Tim Ng

I'm from Toronto, Ontario - graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2003, and have been working at Microsoft since then. I interned twice on the Visual Studio for Devices team, and started my full time job there as well. I also worked on the VS Core team briefly, before joining on the VB team, where I am now.

On the Device team, I worked on the native debugger; specifically, I worked on the expression evaluation piece (if you interact with the debugger by inspecting values and changing values, you interact with the expression evaluator). I also worked on some of the high-level communication between the debugger and the device, as well as some other random tasks.

On the Visual Basic team now, I work on the compiler team. We are focused mainly on LINQ, but we are also working on other things such as improving performance and stability of the compiler.

  • Tim Ng

    Personas and types

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    A little while ago Scott posted a post that got quite a few responses about the validity of personas and whether they are helpful in targeting customer segments or not. I'm going to stay out because many people who are smarter then me have already commented...
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    Download the Consolas font pack for VS

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    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=22e69ae4-7e40-4807-8a86-b3d36fab68d3&displaylang=en I've been using the Consolas font for my comand prompt, my source editor vim , and Visual Studio - Consolas rocks. It makes editing in...
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    Vim 7 now available!

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    Vim 7 was released about a week ago - if you're a vi fan, you should definitely check it out. Vim absolutely rules :) The new version has built-in tab support (finally!), undo branches, spell checking (useful if you use Vim for things other then coding...
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