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About the talk:
Over the past couple of years we have seen F# gradually being adopted across the software industry. Whilst that adoption has been largely centred around the financial industry, F# on its own is an incredibly versatile and expressive language and enables you to solve a wide array of problems succinctly and efficiently.
This talk illustrates, with real examples, how the GameSys social team is using F# to build the backend services that supports around 1 million Daily Active Users (DAU) across its social games on both mobile and web platforms.
- Demonstrate the use of F# to write clean, concise game logic as well as infrastructure code, the same techniques and concepts can be easily applied to other domains;
- Demonstrate how F# can help tackle recurring business problems of:
* Time to Market