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K-Means Clustering - F# Learning Challenge

Inspired by this blog I went on implementing my own version as a F# learning challenge. It turned out to be quite different than the original (but somewhat faster for large samples). The first code ...
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IsImageUrl extension method written in F#

I'm a newbie to F# and so I've written a small extension method library to practice the language. The extension method attempts to determine if a url string is for an image. I wrote the code as an ...
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Basic F# Programming Challenge

I wrote some code to solve this problem https://www.hackerrank.com/challenges/string-o-permute which basically states: take an even length string and swap all the even indexed characters. For example ...
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Get a stock quote from a web page using F#

I want to extract a price for a single index fund, the price of which is available on dynamic web pages. Being new to this, my original idea was to download the single page of static HTML and get ...
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Web crawler in F#

I have been writing a web crawler in F# that downloads pages with stylesheets and scripts. Can somebody give me suggestions on improving this code, please? Would appreciate any feedback that could ...
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NFA and DFA implementation

Can you review my F# code and point out some insights about it? What I want to know, in order of relevance: Avoid so much common code between DFA and NFA. I want to make something more generic, ...
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Transforming XML to HTML with XSLT

I'm still learning from designing with types non strings by Scott Wlaschin. For my project I transform some XML to HTML with xslt. Because every filename can have side effects, they are stored in ...
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My Brainfuck interpreter in F#

I'm very new to functional world. I've written a simple brainfuck interpreter as my first F# program. What I would like to know: Am I using the right data structure for each situation? Is my code ...
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Compare performance of simple addition on one to many cores

I read recently that ENIAC originally was capable of 5000 additions per second. Naturally, I had to test my own laptop's capabilities and this became an instructive experiment in F#, which I suck at. ...
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F# logging agent with mailboxprocessor

I'm still learning F# and have written this logger agent I want to use in a project. How is the coding style? Especially the part with MailboxProcessor.Start ... ...
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Console input prompt loop in F#

I'm learning F#, starting with baby steps. Is there a way to write this code in a more succint way, while keeping the same semantics? Maybe by using a Seq or ...
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Parsing .PLY file using F#

I'm fairly new to F# and have written a program to parse PLY files - this is however done in an imperative way with mutable values and as far as I know that should be avoided in functional languages. ...
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Breaking lists into subgroups in F#

I'm starting to play with F# to do some data parsing and I was able to create a function to group an array of string into sub groups. The code looks like this: ...
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Anagram finder in F#

I've been learning F# for a month or so and I'm wondering how good my "functional" aspect of coding is. When I first started, I did this using an iterative approach with a lot of <- and mutables ...
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SqlDataConnection update method

I'm using Microsoft's SqlDataConnection type provider. However, the only way I've seen to update a row in the database is to use something similar to this where it updates mutable values: ...
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Heightmap generation using midpoint displacement

I am writing a program to generate a height map following the midpoint displacement algorithm (somewhat similar to diamond-square). I'm at the point where I have a recursive program that paints the ...
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Blocking Memory Queue

This is a FIFO blocking memory queue in F# to be used as a component in a logging library. ...
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Unit testing F# code without using an existing test library (MSTest, xUnit, etc.)

I know I can probably use MSTest (I'm under Linux without an IDE so maybe not?) or another unit testing library, but for a small project I decided to write my own unit tests without resorting to a ...
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Converting height map bitmap to json

This is my first F# program. It's a command line utility that takes a parameter containing a path to an height map bitmap and prints out this height map converted to JSON format. ...
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FizzBuzzWoof in F#

I'm learning F#, and have challenged myself to write a good functional implementation of FizzBuzzWoof. (The difference from "standard" FizzBuzz is that any number that either is divisible by or ...
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Dijkstra algorithm implementation in F#

I'm trying to implement Dijkstra algorithm in F# for finding the shortest path in a undirected tree using a heap. I've used the type PriorityQueue found here and the code can be found here. ...
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F# Cache manager

This is a port of a C# cache manager we use to F#, this is my first F# code, and I've tried to make it as idiomatic as possible. I would appreciate input on style, performance considerations,...
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Factory pattern in F# for a web scraper

I'm trying to learn F# by creating a little web scraper that will do custom scraping based on the url domain. For this, I need to create and select the correct kind of scraper. I figure I would use a ...
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Project Euler Q7 - 10001st prime

The problem is (source)... By listing the first six prime numbers: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, and 13, we can see that the 6th prime is 13. What is the 10001st prime number? This is my second attempt ...
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Create a collection of binaries with random set positions

I would like to create a collection of binaries with n set bits and total length should be between n and 31; also those set bits ...
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Project Euler Q2 - Sum of even Fibonacci numbers

I'm very new at F#, and am using Project Euler to help me learn. Question #2 kept me going for a while, as my initial attempt at an answer was very slow and inelegant. Then I learnt about Seq.unfold, ...
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Solution to Project Euler problem 5 (LCM of 1 to 20)

I'm an experienced C# developer trying to teach myself F#. I spent a day or 3 reading throught the F# wikibook trying to get to know the syntax and F# fundamentals. As an exercise I'm trying to go ...
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F# code to check whether there are three same digits within a given number

I came across this problem by accident and gave it a go. I think my solution works as it has passed all the unit tests I wrote. Given I just started learning F# a couple of weeks I would love to have ...
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Solving adventcode day 6 puzzle: toggling lights in a grid

I have solved the day 6 adventcode problem: --- Day 6: Probably a Fire Hazard --- Because your neighbors keep defeating you in the holiday house decorating contest year after year, you've ...
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Prime factorization in F#

In the pursuit of learning F#, I have been working through some Project Euler problems. This is my solution for problem 3: ...
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Finding the largest prime factor

As many people will undoubtedly recognise, this is a question in a well known series of problems that I won't name ;) It's been a long time since I've written any F# and I'm not sure I've ever come ...
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World's worst Christmas tree

Inspired by this question, I decided to grow my own fractal tree. The problem is: given an integer \$n\$, \$0 \leq n \leq 5\$, print the \$n\$th iteration of the fractal tree. The tree is probably ...
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Constructing a simple tree with ASCII in F#

This is just a basic HackerRank challenge I was working on to better understand F#. Its purpose is just to print a tree that has a straight 'trunk' of \$n\$, splits into 2 branches which diverge to \$...
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Project Euler 6: Difference between sum of squares and square of sum

I've created a (very) simple solution for Project Euler problem 6: Project Euler Problem 6: Sum square difference The sum of the squares of the first ten natural numbers is, $$ 1^2 + 2^2 ...
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Project Euler Problems #1-#5

Since I've been playing with F#, I decided to try my hand at implementing some of the Project Euler problems, and I've been having a blast doing it. (f#-is-fun) So, I'm going to list all the Project ...
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F#zzBuzz: Learning the easy way

So I made a quick programme in F# to do FizzBuzz, I'm trying to learn more languages, so I figured I'd do something functional for a change. (Haskell is also on the list.) FizzBuzz is pretty self-...
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Find unique variants of a product

I am writing a piece of code that returns all the unique variants that a product is available in for an ecommerce app. For example, a shirt product can be available in different colors, sizes, and ...
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Digit Power Sum with BigInteger

This is my 1st F# program so I'm open to any and all criticism on my syntax and the way I approached the problem. Challenge Project Euler 16: Power Digit Sum 2^15 = 32768 and the sum of its digits ...
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Summations and products and factorials oh my

The proper title of this question should be "Summations and products, and factorials oh my!". After getting quite a bit of useful feedback on this question from @mjolka, and a comment, I decided ...
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Trying to do Type-Driven Development in F#

I've been wanting to try out F# for some real world programming so I decided to try rewriting a program that is being used at work. It can be reduced to a few steps: Get report templates. In this ...
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Summations and products in F#

I was bored, and looking to do something that involved anonymous functions, and it was suggested by @Quill, that I create a summation function. I decided to also include a product function as well to ...
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Renaming video files based on episode title lookup

I'm new to F#, so I've ported an old Python script I have to F#. It scans a directory for files named something like Game.Of.Thrones.S01E02.xvidblahblah.mp4 or <...
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Creating a structured category list in F#

This takes a list of categories and organizes them into a tree-type structure based on their parentId. This code works, but is obviously a little over-complicated. ...
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Lindenmayer System String Generator in F#

Lindenmayer Systems or L-systems are fractals that can be constructed by applying replacement rules to a string for a certain amount of iterations. For example: ...
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Small game written in F#

I'm trying to wrap my head around F#. I'd like your honest opinion about this simple game source code that I wrote. Rules are simple: Every player has soldiers and territory Player can recruit ...
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Utopian Tree in F#

This is the Utopian Tree in F# (from HackerRank) The Utopian tree goes through 2 cycles of growth every year. The first growth cycle of the tree occurs during the monsoon, when it doubles in ...
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Hello Functional World: Counting occurrences of each letter

Coming from a OO (C#) background, I am trying to learn some FP. To help me transition, I am trying to learn F#. I am taking baby steps. I set myself a simple challenge to count the instances of each ...
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Add two numbers stored as a list in F#

I am solving the following problem: You are given two lists representing two non-negative numbers. The digits are stored in reverse order and each of their nodes contain a single digit. Add the ...