San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Getting Functional With F#
McConnell Engineering Building, ROOM 602 (6th Floor)
F# is increasingly used in domains such as finance, gaming, mobile and web development, testing and more. The language makes it possible to solve complex problems with simple, maintainable and robust code.
Learn more about the possibilities of F# and functional programming with two experts: Tomas Petricek and Phil Trelford from Skills Matter, a UK firm specialized in F#.
About the Presenters
Tomas Petricek is a long time F# enthusiast, using F# since the early Microsoft Research versions. He has been a Microsoft C# MVP since 2004, and together with Jon Skeet wrote Real-world Functional programming which explains basic functional concepts using C# 3.0 (teaching F# alongside) and which shows several appealing real-world uses of F# and functional techniques. He also contributed to the development of F# during two internships at Microsoft Research in Cambridge.
Tomas is also a founding member of the F# Software Foundation, whose mission is to promote, protect, and advance the F# programming language, and to support and facilitate the growth of a diverse and international community of F# programmers.
Phil Trelford is a Software Architect at an ISV supplying real-time electronic trading software. His career so far spans over 15 years, with experience in video games, leisure, retail and financial sectors.
Phil is also a founding member of the F# Software Foundation, whose mission is to promote, protect, and advance the F# programming language, and to support and facilitate the growth of a diverse and international community of F# programmers.
When & Where
<p style="text-align: left;" align="center"><span style="color: #ffffff;">McGill University, Montreal</span> </p>
McConnell Engineering Building, Room 603 (6th Floor)
3480 Rue University
QC H3A 0E9
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
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