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Phil Trelford: F# for C# devs, and F# for trading

Phil Trelford will be in town from the UK, and will give two F# talks:

1.) F# Eye for the C# guy

This talk is for C# programmers who are curious about F#, a multi-paradigm and cross-platform programming language.

In: test driven development, classes and functions
Out: maths, monads and moth-eaten jumpers

Expect plenty of practical examples with live code samples, including interop between C# and F#.

2.) F# for Trading

Effective Trading is about having up-to-date detailed information. Data is acquired from a variety of sources and combined to imply new information. F# is becoming a popular choice for this kind of application. Based on hands on experience of building a Commodity Trading platform I will describe and demonstrate areas where F# gives you leverage like domain modeling, computation and concurrency.

Phil Trelford is a Software Architect at an ISV supplying real-time electronic trading software. His career so far spans over 15 years, with experience in video games, leisure, retail and financial sectors.

Phil’s recent commercial development work has been with C++, C#, SQL, JavaScript, and includes over 2 years developing F# applications at Microsoft.

Phil is also a founding member of the F# Software Foundation, whose mission is to promote, protect, and advance the F# programming language, and to support and facilitate the growth of a diverse and international community of F# programmers.

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  • Dr Nigel G.

    Whacky and brilliant. A true English eccentric.

    February 22, 2013

  • Jack F.

    A very wide-ranging and informative talk by Phil.

    February 22, 2013

  • Art S.

    Bright moments!
    Phil, like Don and Jon, have sounded a Revere like call ...
    the British ARE coming, and with F#UN!!
    Competition is GR8. Get competitive, get F#.
    Wish they'd all move to San Francsisco -- more SF F#UN!!!

    February 22, 2013

  • Joe B.

    Shawn: Elevator to 7th floor, golden gate south

    February 21, 2013

  • Shawn

    Locked out

    February 21, 2013

  • Chris P.

    Hate to miss should be awesome.

    February 1, 2013

  • Imhotep A.

    can,t wait

    January 29, 2013

  • Art S.


    January 19, 2013

  • Jack F.

    Let's get the word out to all our C# friends. Phil has a neat blog post where he transmutes C# to F#.

    January 18, 2013

  • Jack F.

    Looking forward to meeting Phil. He's a recognized leader in the F# community and contributes interesting and useful information every week.

    January 18, 2013

  • Mathias B.

    Dammit dammit will be out of town :(

    January 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Apologies - out of country

    January 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    The two subjects I'm interested in! Thanks for setting this up..

    January 18, 2013

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