F# Eye for the C# guy
This talk is for C# programmers who are curious about F#, a new multi-paradigm programming language in Visual Studio.
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#.
Phillip Trelford is a developer and architect at Trayport Limited, the leading provider of European energy trading solutions. He is an active member of the software development community, regularly attending and speaking at user groups and conferences, blogging and contributing to open source projects. Phil is a co-organizer of the London F# User Group and a founding member of the F# Foundation.
Building Better Web Apps with F#
Many of the features provided by F# lend themselves well to web development. With the recent announcement of the F# Tools for Visual Studio Express 2012 for the Web, there has never been a better time to get started building web applications with F# doing the server-side heavy lifting. In this talk, we'll go over a few ways to quickly get up and running with F# + ASP.NET (http://asp.net/) MVC 4 and ASP.NET (http://asp.net/) Web API. Along the way, we'll look at a few of the many features of F# that will improve your web development efforts.
Daniel Mohl is a professional software developer/architect whose interests include understanding the intricacies of various programming languages, enterprise application architecture, and how to bridge the gap between business and technology. He is a Microsoft F# MVP, Microsoft C# Insider, O'Reilly author, blogger, speaker, and event organizer. You can follow him on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/dmohl and read his blog at blog.danielmohl.com (http://blog.danielmohl.com/).