I've started a new Google Group to discuss issues surrounding the practical use of former research around functional programming including issues such as designing purely functional data structures to leverage mainstream virtual machines (JVM and CLR) and garbage collectors, wrapping mainstream libraries (e.g. Windows Presentation Foundation) to improve productivity from modern functional languages and so on.
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State machines - Someone on the internet recently asserted that F# is “atrocious” for implementing state machines compared to C#. I just Googled C# state machine and foun...
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