October 2010 Blog Posts

TwitMemento a twitter client in F#

I find conversations in twitter hard to follow. For a start they’re backwards, the first thing you see is the last item in the conversation. Add to that the fact there very sporadic, it’s difficult to see which tweets users are reacting to, and it doesn’t make for a great conversation experience. I put together TwitMemento with the aim of fixing that. Firstly, it changes the order you see tweets in, instead of new ones being inserted at the top, they're inserted at the bottom, like a normal chat client or message board. Secondly Twit Memento also automatically detects groups...

Functional Programming eXchange 2011–First announcement and call for speakers

Last week Skills Matter quietly announced that they will be hosting a new edition of the Functional Programming eXchange on 18th March 2011 at there head quarters in Holburn, London: http://skillsmatter.com/event/open-source-dot-net/functionalpx-2011 This new edition will have a similar theme to last years a event. It will be in depth talks on functional programming, some on the general theory of functional programming, some language specific talks (from a range of languages such as F#, Scala, Clojure, Haskell, OCaml) as well as case studies from people already using FP in industry. The talks will aimed at FP enthusiasts...