Introducing Type Providers


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F#, .NET and the Open Source situation


If you read my (generally sporadic) blog postings, you'll know that in general I write about either F# and / or Azure, usually from a programmatic point-of-view. How easy is it to reason about a certain thing? How quickly can we make use of some Azure service from F#? And so on. In this post, … Continue reading F#, .NET and the Open Source situation

What on earth has happened to NuGet?


After several months away from NuGet, I had to use it again recently in VS2015. I'm completely and utterly gobsmacked at how poor the current experience is. It's confusing, inconsistent and hard to use. Worse than that, it enables workflows that should never, ever be permitted within a package management system. First experiences with the … Continue reading What on earth has happened to NuGet?

Trying F# – are you a developer or a mouse?


Since starting to deliver my "Power of F#" talk to user groups and companies (generally well received - I hope), and getting involved in a few twitter debates on F#, I've noticed a few common themes regarding why .NET teams aren't considering trying out F# to add to their development stack. Part of this is the usual spiel of … Continue reading Trying F# – are you a developer or a mouse?