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Category Archives: Axum

Pondering Axum + F#

It’s been a while since I’ve posted about Axum as I’ve been posting about other asynchronous and parallel programming models.  After two releases of the Axum standalone language and lots of good user feedback, it’s time to ponder what could … Continue reading 

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Axum – Ping Pong with Ordered Interaction Points

UPDATE: Removed code and explained that what I had was not intended behavior After a slight diversion into F# mailbox processing, it’s time to come back to talk a little bit more about Axum.  In our last Axum post, we … Continue reading 

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Actors in F# – The Bounded Buffer Problem

In the previous post, I covered an example of an auction simulation using asynchronous message passing and a shared nothing approach using the MailboxProcessor class in F#.  The auction example was a great piece to demonstrate scalability by adding additional … Continue reading 

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F# Actors Revisited

UPDATE: Removed ref cells to use two recursive loops In the previous post, I covered briefly about the actor model in F#.  This style of concurrency, using asynchronous message passing and a shared-nothing approach through the use of mailboxes is … Continue reading 

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Axum – Ping Pong with Dataflow Networks

 In the previous post, I gave the canonical Ping-Pong example in Axum and how it compared with Axum.  I want to revisit this post because there are some areas in which we can rework it in addition to the other … Continue reading 

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Axum – Introduction and Ping Pong Example

As it was announced last week, Axum, a .NET Domain Specific Language around safe, scalable parallel programming through the actor model and message passing was released to the world as a CTP.  It was noted, that although this is an … Continue reading 

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Axum Hits CTP

As I relayed in an earlier post about the soon availability of Axum, well, today is the day.  I noted before that Microsoft has still not decided whether to release this as a real project, and needs feedback from users … Continue reading 

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