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F# Ascendant

His name is indeed branded with the reproachful epithets of pirate and robber, to which the conquerors of every age are so justly entitled...

Edward Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

These days, it seems like F# is ascendant.

I have long considered OCaml one of the nicer languages I have worked with, though I have sadly not touched it in years. So when I had the opportunity and time for some exploratory research, I jumped at the chance to try out F#. The world needs more ML dialects!

Coding in F# was very comfortable, much like slipping into a warm bath. But I suspect the intervening years, and particularly deep explorations into Haskell, have changed my programming language expectations in ways I did not anticipate at first.

But let's talk about my first F# project for a bit.

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The Eternal Struggle

It has never been like this and now it is exactly the same again.

Viktor Chernomyrdin

These days, I am aware that having a blog may be passé. And yet, after so many years, I am finally restarting my blog. Why?

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