In the Brain of Robert Pickering: The Combinator Approach to Programming Domain Specific Languages with F#

Event Info

Tue 23 - Thu 25 Aug, 2011 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Skills Matter
116 - 120 Goswell Road
London, EC1V 7DP, UK (Map)
Cost: Free -- registration required


F# fanatic Robert Pickering makes a rare appearance at Skills Matter this summer.

Robert Pickering -- author of "Beginning F#" and "Robert Pickering's Strange Blog" -- will be giving a talk on The Combinator Approach to Programming Domain Specific Languages with F#, and will show you how this programming technique any be applied to many different problem domains.

Using a “combinator” approach to create internal Domain Specific Languages (DSLs) is something that has been popular in Haskell and the ML family of programming languages for quite some time. Much has been written about it in academic circles, yet this approach to creating DSLs has yet to become popular in main stream industrial programming. Now that F#, a member of the ML family of programing languages, is available out of the box in Visual Studio 2010, this means that these techniques are now much more accessible to programmers working in industry.

Doors open at 18:00, with socialising and networking with friends and community, and your chance to get yourself a drink and a seat, before the talks start promptly at 18:30.

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