Chris Marinos - Getting Your Func(tional) on with F#

F# has a strong, growing reputation for its ability to simplify complicated problems like parallel and asynchronous programming, data processing, and financial modeling. However, F# isn't just great in these niches; it’s also great at solving everyday problems. In this presentation, you'll view F#'s practical problem solving abilities through the lens of a WPF MVVM application. If you're a newcomer to F# and functional programming, you'll learn some new functional techniques to add to your programming toolbox. If your an experienced F# user, you'll see some examples of working with F# in a GUI setting. Regardless of your skill level, you'll see a fun demonstration of a F# that differs from the academic material often found in introductory F# and functional programming talks.


Bio for Chris Marinos: 
Software consultant at SRT Solutions, C# MVP, F#/functional programming enthusiast, (ab)user of LINQ, blogger, spearker, code/language monkey, video game connoisseur, tv buff

Note From Rick:
Not only is Chris Marinos a great guy to talk about F# with due to his hands on experience while consulting, he is also a Microsoft F# insider and is well known inside of the F# community.  

Links:
Chris's Blog 

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  • Richard M.

    The Video is up! http://vimeo.com/25266066

    June 29, 2011

  • Geoff N.

    sorry I bailed on the group, I was starving and the MVC room had pizza thought I'd make it back - so, how was it? Something that might've changed my life?

    June 17, 2011

  • graham s.

    Excellent presentation. I don't use WPF or SliverLight, yet, so that part was also interesting. Nice to see F# treated as "just another everyday programming language".

    June 17, 2011

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