Meet up

Lucene.NET and Intro to F#

Tuesday, 19th May in London

This meetup was organised by Skills Matter In The Brain in May 2009


How to make a search engine with

Scott talked about how lucene .net could be used for building effective search engines for small and medium sized web sites. He explained how SOLR an open source enterprise search server, is integrated with lucene .net.

Scott Cowan

Scott Cowan is the Lead Developer at on the Datamining and Search teams and a London based consultant.

Phil Trelford: F# Introduction

This talk is intended to provide a quick introduction to the language for existing developers, along the way comparing features with other programming languages including C#, C++ and Python.

Phil starts by introducing F# as a functional programming language which has object oriented capabilities, he also stated that F# will be part of Visual Studio .NET 2010 as the defacto language.

In this presentation Phil explains F# syntax and their semantics, also demonstrated with a games and twitter application he wrote with 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.

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