Robert Pickering is now the author of the first F# book, Foundations of F#. The book is published by APress and they started printing it three days ago. Should hit stores in June!
Congratulations to Robert. Completing a book is an incredible achievement and, having seen the prerelease, I can say that this is a very solid introduction to the F# programming language.
We completed the translation of OCaml for Scientists to F# in February and F# for Scientists should be published by John Wiley & Sons later this year.
Background reading on the reference counting vs tracing garbage collection debate - Eight years ago I answered a question on Stack Overflow about the suitability of OCaml and Haskell for soft real-time work like visualization: "*for real-ti...
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