About the Talk
March 2, 2013 4:55 AM
Calvin College, 1740 Knollcrest Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4403Calvin College, 1740 Knollcrest Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4403
Originally developed by Microsoft Research, Cambridge, F# is an open-source, functional-first language in the ML family. Despite its lofty position as a first-class Visual Studio language for the past two releases and its cross-platform availability it hasn't seen widespread adoption in the business world. In this session we'll take an introductory look at F#, exploring how its constructs and terse syntax can allow you to write more stable, maintainable code while keeping you focused on the problem rather than the plumbing.