I had the privilege of talking with Lena at .NET Fringe about F# and MBrace. She is definitely a genius level software engineer (and I've met a lot). She takes us through using MBrace to distribute work across multiple machines using F#. If you'd like to learn more:
This is a first in a series of interviews I did at the brand new .NET Fringe Conference (more on this later with Glenn Block). It was essentially a conference about some of the great work happening in the OSS space for .NET. F# (and MBrace) form part of that great open source work being done by both Microsoft and the community at large. Let me know what you think!
This video introduces the new Excel REST APIs (public preview) that are being released as part of Microsoft Graph APIs. These APIs enable you to develop applications that read and modify data in an Excel workbook. The APIs can be used to build new class of web and mobile applications that take advantage of analytical and visualization power of Excel.
The keynote will highlight some of the latest innovations and announcements from Microsoft Azure, Windows and Office 365 and Microsoft's continuing support for cross platform development and open source software. Through a series of demos and best practice sharing John Shewchuk will describe how you can transition your company in a cloud first, mobile first world.