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F# - A Functional Programming Language - The Future

Great news from the grant Microsoft
Language features such as lambda expressions in C# and generics in .NET 2.0 have roots in functional languages, and LINQ is directly based on functional programming techniques. Through LINQ and Parallel FX, ideas from functional languages are helping us address some of the biggest challenges facing the industry today, from the impedance mismatch between data and objects to the challenges of the multi-core and parallel computing space.

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Play new style (functional Java) with Java

Microsoft to push functional programming into the mainstream with F#By Ryan Paul | Published: October 23, 2007 - 08:26AM CT Microsoft has announced that support for the F# functional programming language will be fully integrated into Visual Studio. This marks a bold new commitment to facilitating functional programming on the .NET platform and could potentially help legitimize functional programming in enterprise environments. Microsoft's…