21/04/2014 Leave a comment
Welcome to F# Weekly,
A roundup of F# content from this past week:
- Visual F# Power Tools v0.6.0 was released with folder organization support, solution-wide renaming and enhanced syntax coloring.
- Please suggest new ideas for Visual F# Power Tools and vote for the existing ones.
- Nessos.Vagrant (A library that facilitates the distribution of code for the .NET framework) was presented.
- iFSharp Notebook v2.0-beta was released (an F# profile for iPython Notebook). Built-in Nuget support and more!
- FAKE supports OpenCover from now.
- Akka.NET Distributed Actor Framework – F# API v0.5.0 was released.
- FSock (simple C#/F# API for communicating async socket clients and servers) was presented.
- New F# meetup in Los Angeles area is starting next week.
- FsAttoparsec v0.1.0 (A port of Bryan O’Sullivan’s attoparsec from Haskell to F#) was released.
- “The benefits of functional programming in F# have given us a great advantage over our slow moving competitors.” by Bayard Rock.
- Find All References coming to the Visual F# Power Tools (completed).
- Tore Green shared source code of “Game of 2048” in F#.
- First stats from Google Code Jam 2014: there are some awesome guys who did it using F#.
- Want to have fun building an AI bot in F#? There is still one day to enter the HelloWorldOpen competition!
- “All Your Types Are Belong to Us!” by Phil Trelford.
- Porting Quake III to F#: A Journey to Functional Programming with Will Smith.
- “Property-based testing using FsCheck for F# and C#” by Akim Boyko (samples).
- “The F# Asynchronous Programming Model” by Don Syme, Tomas Petricek, Dmitry Lomov.
- “Cryptographically Veriﬁed Design and Implementation of a Distributed Key Manager” by Tolga Acar,Cedric Fournet, Dan Shumow.
- Scott Hanselman posted “Open Source is a thankless job. We do it anyway.“.
- Jamie Dixon blogged “F# and the Open/Closed Principle“.
- Ross McKinlay wrote “Solving Puzzle Quest with F# Part 1“.
- Liam McLennan posted “State Machines in F# and C#“.
- Danny Tuppeny blogged “Is F# Ready for Production?“.
- Tim Jones published “Writing a MiniC-to-MSIL compiler in F# – Part 1 – Defining the abstract syntax tree“.
- Lawrence Woodman wrote “Beware of Immutable Lists for F# Parallel Processing“.
- Krzysztof Cieslak posted “F# Type Intoduction“.
- Sacha Barber wrote about:
- Sergey Tihon posted “Notes from .NET Meetup #4 & F# ad“.
- “The rise of functional programming in Banks” by Abdul Muhit.
- HSG published “F# – Marching Towards Top 10 Programming Languages“.
That’s all for now. Have a great week.
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