TUTORIAL: The Future of F#: Taming the Data Deluge with a Strongly Typed Functional Programming Language

Speaker  Don Syme and Tomas Petricek

Affiliation  MSR, University of Cambridge

Host  Judith Bishop

Duration  01:28:30

Date recorded  13 April 2011

This tutorial will teach F# from several angles.

  • The advanced features of F#, including asynchronous and parallel programming and units of measure
  • The language feature that underlies F# asynchronous programming and its relation to the corresponding recently announced feature for C#
  • F# as a cross platform language for teaching, including using F# on Mac, Linux and with MonoDevelop using the tool TryF#
  • F# type providers and their applications to strongly typed programming with web ontologies
  • F# as a modern data programming environment, including writing data-rich phone applications.
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