Thoughts on the F# Productization

Joe Pamer (Microsoft)
Location: F150_El Camp
This session is part of Emerging Languages Camp.
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(4.50, 4 ratings)

F# was already a fairly mature language with roots in Microsoft Research, Cambridge, and a steadily growing user base when the decision was made to officially support it in Visual Studio 2010. Having just shipped F# 2.0, the goal of this talk is to outline the experiences, both positive and negative, we had in transitioning the F# language and its implementation from research to production quality.

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Joe Pamer is the Lead Developer for the F# team at Microsoft. He has been at Microsoft for six years, with much of that time having been spent on F#.

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Joshua Benuck
07/23/2010 3:49pm PDT

Joe provided an insightful look into what it takes to bring a language from research into production. It was very eye opening for me.

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