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Author of "Programming F#" by O'Reilly.

I used to work at Microsoft on the F# team. Now I kick it old school at Google.


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awarded  Enthusiast
Jan
22
answered Writing or extending existing emacs packages: is it worth or should I move to Netbeans/Eclipse?
Jan
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answered Asynchronous Programming in Functional Languages
Jan
21
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
21
awarded  Announcer
Jan
21
answered Programming language usage at Google
Jan
20
answered Interview question: How would you implement Google Search?
Jan
20
comment What rules of etiquette should be followed at software conferences?
@Jeff, I actually disagree. You shouldn't try to hide the fact you have a day job. In fact, conferences are an excellent opportunity for networking and/or engaging with customers. To not take advantage of that defeats the whole point of going to a conference.
Jan
20
revised What rules of etiquette should be followed at software conferences?
rewrote
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20
answered What rules of etiquette should be followed at software conferences?
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awarded  Editor
Jan
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revised What do you wish your compiler could do for you (that it currently doesn't)?
formatting
Jan
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answered Using a GPL licensed library in a commercial app
Jan
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answered Learning About Languages
Jan
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awarded  Good Answer
Jan
11
comment What programming skills have provided you the best return on investment?
Regular Expressions are good, just be sure not to abuse them. See: codinghorror.com/blog/2008/06/…
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Jan
11
answered What programming skills have provided you the best return on investment?
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awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
10
answered Do I need to go to a big-name university?