F# interactive sessions provide unrivalled potential for high-performance numerical computing (compilation to native code) coupled with interactive visualization.
Flying Frog Consultancy are beta testing their forthcoming visualization package for F# that adds first-class graphics to the language, providing easy access to high-performance graphics both from F# programs and spawned from interactive sessions.
The beta release with a tutorial video and three demos is available here:
Qi, Lisp and O'Caml compared - performance shootout - An old article by Mark Tarver reproduced here for historical interest: This test was conducted to determine the relative efficiency and code size of hand-c...
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