Saturday, 1 February 2020

Don't upgrade to VS2019 16.4.3

Version 16.4.3 of Visual Studio 2019 was released on 27th January 2020. We have found it to be substantially less reliable than previous versions. We advise against upgrading to it.

Sunday, 26 January 2020

Dithering

The F# Journal just published an article:

"This articles walks through the design and implementation of a simple program that demonstrates three different dithering algorithms..."

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Monday, 20 January 2020

Generating PDFs

The F# Journal just published an article:

"This article describes a simple but low-level script that converts plain text documents into PDF..."

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Monday, 13 January 2020

The Draggable Rectangles Challenge

The F# Journal just published an article:

"Panicz Godek threw down the gauntlet when he presented a challenge he called "Draggable Rectangles". The challenge is derived from his desire to create a development environment for a graphical variant of the Lisp programming language where the abstract syntax tree of a program is displayed as a tree of nested rectangles that can be rearranged via a GUI. This article presents a simple F#+WPF solution to this challenge..."

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Ray tracer re-loaded

The F# Journal just published an article:

"Back in 2007 we published a simple ray tracer written in F# that drew a sphereflake. The ray tracer was a port of an OCaml implementation that had been used to generate the front cover of my OCaml for Scientists book and subsequently my F# for Scientists book. This article revisits the ray tracer in modern F# using WPF..."

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Thursday, 26 September 2019

A Quick Introduction to F#

The F# Journal just published an article:

"Many introductions to the F# programming language are readily available all over the web and in many excellent books these days. However, there is little in the way of a quick introduction to the language simple enough to be completed with only a modicum of effort and, yet, comprehensive enough to empower the reader with the ability to read and write some interesting programs..."

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Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Writing a GIF encoder

The F# Journal just published an article:

"Previous F# Journal articles have covered various different kinds of data compression including both lossy and lossless. This article takes the simple Lempel-Ziv-Welch lossless dictionary data compression we have seen before and grows it into a complete library for GIF generation..."

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