About the Talk
March 22, 2014 11:00 AM
Calvin College, 1740 Knollcrest, Grand Rapids, MI 49546Calvin College, 1740 Knollcrest, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Originally developed by Microsoft Research, Cambridge, F# is an open-source, functional-first language in the ML family. It has been a first class citizen of Visual Studio since VS2010 but despite its lofty position and its cross-platform availability, F# 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 allow you to write more stable, maintainable code while keeping you focused on the problem rather than the plumbing.