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Monthly Archives: August 2008

Async Computation Expressions – Resource and Exception Management

For the next part of my coverage of Asynchronous Computation Expressions, I’m going to talk about the things you get for free when you use them.  I was reminded of this during a recent chat with Greg Young about how … Continue reading 

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Aspects of Functional Programming in C# Presentation and Code Redux

Last month, I posted my Functional C# presentation for the Rockville .NET User Group (RockNUG).  Yesterday, I was able to finally present the material, although I was feeling under the weather and there was a lot of information in just … Continue reading 

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Recursing on Recursion – Continuation Passing

In this continuing series of my back to basics, I’ve been talking about recursion, and various strategies around using it effectively.  This includes covering the basic types of recursion, whether it be linear, binary, and tail.  Then I took it … Continue reading 

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Adding Async Operations to Asynchronous Computation Expressions in F#

Asynchronous Computation Expressions are an extremely powerful feature in F#.  It’s important to not only know how to use them, but also to extend the behavior so that other classes can bind and perform asynchronous behavior. What I want to … Continue reading 

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DC ALT.NET – 8/28/2008 – Ruby with Jeff Schoolcraft

The August meeting for DC ALT.NET will be on August 28th, 2008 from 7-9PM.  Check our site and our mailing list for continuing updates and future meetings.  This month, Jeff Schoolcraft, ASP.NET MVP, will host a conversation on Ruby.  This … Continue reading 

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Task Parallel Library and Async Computation Expressions

Very recently, I’ve given a few talks on Asynchronous and Concurrent Programming in F#.  In this talk, I gave a brief overview of the options you have when dealing with concurrency and asynchronous behavior.  During these talks, I was asked … Continue reading 

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Recursing into Recursion – Memoization

Lately, I’ve been heads down on a lot of concurrency items which will hopefully come out soon.  In the mean time, I want to get back to the basics one last time with recursion.  As I posted earlier, I’ve been … Continue reading 

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