2 DAY CONFERENCE

2012 Progressive F# Tutorials NYC

Topics covered at #progfsharp
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Tuesday, 5th - Wednesday, 6th June in New York City

10 experts spoke.

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Being Successful with Functional-first Techniques in Finance

Don Syme

Don Syme is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Mobile Tools and Microsoft Research, Cambridge. He works with researchers, Microsoft and open source communities to make better programming technologies, and, through that, make people more productive and happier.

Beginners Track - The F# Koans: An Interactive Way to Learn F# Through Testing

Chris Marinos

Chris Marinos is a software consultant/geek hailing from Ann Arbor, MI. He is also a C(F)# MVP, F#/functional programming enthusiast, (ab)user of LINQ, speaker, code/language guy, video game connoisseur, and tv buff.

Advanced Track - Type Providers

Don Syme

Don Syme is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Mobile Tools and Microsoft Research, Cambridge. He works with researchers, Microsoft and open source communities to make better programming technologies, and, through that, make people more productive and happier.

Adv Track - Numerical Computing with F#

Adam Mlocek

Adam is the founder of StatFactory Ltd, a company dedicated to development of high performance numerical software with F# API.

Tomas Petricek

Tomas is a computer scientist and open-source developer. He is a Visiting Researcher at the Alan Turing Institute working on tools for open data-driven storytelling. He wrote a popular book called "Real-World Functional Programming" and is a lead developer of several F# open-source libraries.

Beginners Track - F# CODE KATAS

Chris Marinos

Chris Marinos is a software consultant/geek hailing from Ann Arbor, MI. He is also a C(F)# MVP, F#/functional programming enthusiast, (ab)user of LINQ, speaker, code/language guy, video game connoisseur, and tv buff.

Phil Trelford

Phil 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. He is a co-organizer of the London F# User Group and a founding member of the F# Foundation.

F# and Cloud Numerics

Adam Jenkins

Adam Jenkins is Senior Developer at Microsoft Corp. He has contributed to Cloud Numerics runtime, distributed arrays and F# interoperability.

Roope Astala

Roope Astala is Program Manager at Microsoft Corp, working on designing numerical libraries for scale-out computing and bringing them to data scientist audiences.

Domain-specific languages in F#

Phil Trelford

Phil 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. He is a co-organizer of the London F# User Group and a founding member of the F# Foundation.

Tomas Petricek

Tomas is a computer scientist and open-source developer. He is a Visiting Researcher at the Alan Turing Institute working on tools for open data-driven storytelling. He wrote a popular book called "Real-World Functional Programming" and is a lead developer of several F# open-source libraries.

Mystery Coding Contest

Paul Blasucci

Paul Blasucci has spent the past 21 years blending a disparate array of languages, technologies, and methodologies into compelling solutions for a wide range of problems. He especially enjoys solving challenges in distributed computing and heterogeneous enterprise systems. He has been an active member of the F# community since 2007, and currently serves as treasurer of the F# Software Foundation. When not at the keyboard, Paul may be found globetrotting with his wife and children (though his soul is still catchin' waves at the Jersey Shore).

Richard Minerich

Richard Minerich is a Sr. Researcher at Bayard Rock. Functional Programmer. Co-author of Professional F# 2.0 and F# MVP. Loves Type Systems, Machine Learning and Physics.

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