Don Syme Answering Questions on F#, C#, Haskell and Scala

Posted in Frameworks, Development, Conferences on March 29, 2009


Don Syme Answering Questions on F#, C#, Haskell and Scala

Summary
In this interview made by InfoQ’s Sadek Drobi, Don Syme, a Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research, answers questions mostly on F#, but also on functional programming, C# generics, type classes in Haskell, similarities between F# and Scala.

Bio
Don Syme has had a major contribution to the design of F#. He has also participated in the design of C# generics and .NET CLR. He joined Microsoft Research in 1998 and has a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory in 1999.

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