About the Talk
November 7, 2009 9:15 AM
Loyola University Maryland Graduate Center, Columbia, MDLoyola University Maryland Graduate Center, Columbia, MD
Concurrency is increasingly important for many applications. With the shift to manycore many opportunities for performance gain. The Web, Microsoft Silverlight, and distributed systems increase the demand for asynchronous solutions. F#, a functional and object-oriented language for Microsoft .NET, adds many tools to make parallel, asynchronous and reactive programming easier. Come hear the core concepts of the F# language, and see how ideas like immutability, functional design, async workflows, agents, first class-events and observables and more can be used to meet the challenges of today’s real-world applications.