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Converting a float to a fraction as a string

I was inspired by this video by Matt Parker to use the Farey Sequence to convert a float into a string representation of a fraction, how did I do? How well did I follow F# workflow and patterns (I'm ...
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Simple Password Generator Feedback

This is my first major project in F#, looking for any critique on how I can make it more standard or more concise. Some things I feel like I could have done better are the command flag parsing and the ...
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First-time F#: A simple Rock Paper Scissors

This is my first F# program. It's a simple Rock-Paper-Scissors implementation. I am looking for feedback of all sorts, e.g. the choice of types (e.g. List vs Array), whether there are parts that could ...
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CodeWars Deodorant Evaporator

How can I make the solution to this https://www.codewars.com/kata/5506b230a11c0aeab3000c1f/train/fsharp more "functional"? ...
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Return early with Error from Sequence mapping

I have put together this f# code in an attempt to solve the following problem Given a mapping operation that may not be able to return a value Cease mapping over the remaining items of a sequence if ...
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Idiomatic F# for iterating a seq and mapping whenever changes occur on a given selection

I've written a function that takes a sequence and check for every item in that sequence whether the current value a selection (obtained with a selection function) is different (or on the first ...
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F# Array with tuples or Map

I have a sample code and some question. Simple type property ...
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N-Queens Puzzle

The N-Queens puzzle can be solved in many ways. One is by a depth-first-search backtracking algorithm. Below is my generalized version using mutual recursion: ...
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Advent of Code 2019 day 2 in F#

I sped through the 5hr F# pluralsight course this week-end and thought I'd sement my learning by going through as many Advent of Code puzzles I could with this new learning. However, already on day 2 ...
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“Rock, Paper, Scissors +” in F#

During a discussion in a development chat, a user suggested to another (in the context of C# originally), UserA: Challenge: Create an implementation of RPS, and then show how it can be extended to ...
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Solving the game Set in F#

I was playing the game Set online, and thought it would be a good exercise to write an F# script to find all of the sets for me. The rules of set are as follows: A SET is 3 cards for which each ...
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F# Binary Tree and Tree Traversal

So for an side exercise on exercism I implemented a BinarySearchTree. I was confident in implementing the creation of the binary tree. But I'm very unsure about the traversal of the tree. So I came ...
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Functional Dependency Injection Abstraction

The F# web-development framework Giraffe supports a functional style of Dependency Injection using a form of the Reader monad, as explained in this GitBook. I would like to use this pattern more ...
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Assigning jobs in a functional style

I'm new to F# and functional programming in general (coming from an object oriented background). I just wanted to get some criticism on an algorithm for assigning jobs to crew members. I want to be as ...
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Flashcard Website

In my endeavor to learn Angular, I've created a flashcard site with an F#/Mongo backend. As I'm new to Angular, I'm going to post everything; any and all feedback is welcome. First, some pictures of ...
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Simple queue on F#

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F# method to insert, update, or delete events in a dictionary

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Asp.net middleware [closed]

This code is asp.net core middleware written in f# and called from c# for a blazor server-side app. How can this be made more efficient if any in regards to the async code. F#: ...
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Sanitize input for a “robot on a grid” kata

I have the following piece of code which is FSI tested and works. However, I want to trim it as much as possible (not only the comments, which are there for my own future reference) and make it as ...
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Query a product from a list of brands

I am quite new to F# and just wrote my first program. It checks if the query exists in the brand list and returns the matching brand. Query is the string you are searching for in the brand list. So ...
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F# and UDP server/client

I have a simple UDP client/server code looke like: ...
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Photo rename by Exif date and group into folders with a threshold

I wrote this tiny F# project yesterday, but I am a bit rusty and I would like to know if there is anything I can refactor and make more elegant. ...
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F# XML Generation in .NET Core: XmlSerializer or XmlProvider

I am working on SEPA XML generator in F#. I developed two solutions that are roughly equivalent, one relies on the XmlSerializer while the other relies on ...
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Idiomatic way to write proper F# (x)unit + fsunit tests?

I am writing some unit tests using XUnit in F# and I am wondering what is the most idiomatic way in the F# sense to write them. Let's start a simple case: ...
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Asynchronous IBAN API with validation

I am working on an iban api which is about saving the iban of some members after (iban validation) in a database. The code is split between Domain (entities, behaviour for iban validation), Database ...
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F#, Timer and propperly removed ElapsedEventHandler

I have a simple method that receives messages from bus, builds response and send it back, and it looks like: ...
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F# Simple message reader using TCP

I have a review request about this part of the code: ...
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Binary Trie in F#

I have this little exercise writing a binary trie in F#. In C# it can be done in few lines, but here it became more complicated than I had expected (especially the ...
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Convert to and from variable length quantities

As part of small MIDI library i've implemented the conversion of a VLQ (variable length quantity) for byte[] -> bigint and ...
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Async in Railway Oriented Programming in F#

In F# the Railway Oriented Programming pattern can be implemented synchronously using the Result<'t,'terr> type as result value for functions, so they can be ...
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F# pattern matching to determine the state of a bank account based on past events

I am writing an event sourced system in which I need to have the state based on the events that already occurred for a given bank account. The events are defined such as: ...
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Tcp server messenger awaiter in f#

Hi I have a simple tcp server, and that server receives messages with specific length so basically i need to wait for TcpClient to fill buffer with that amount of data, and it works. But I am not ...
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A simple functional F# wrapper for EasyNetQ

This is my first attempt at creating a small module to wrap the .NET library EasyNetQ in F# to make it more functional. I am pretty new to F# and I would like to get feedbacks on everything: types, ...
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F# wrapper to generate SHA256 signature for a file

I've created the following module to allow me to generate a SHA256 signature for a file. (In real life this is used to verify an image file hasn't been amended). The cut down code looks like this: <...
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Roman Numbers - The Functional Way

Yet another exercise in converting values between the decimal and roman number systems. I have tried the functional way. Any comments are welcome - but I'm especially interested in answers focusing ...
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Concise way of “updating” element in nested collections

Imagine simple game: ...
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F# parse data and calculate sum

I decided to play with F# and found simple task on Codewars. The task is sounds like "Calculate Sum/Mean/Avarage for selected City". I decided to calculate only Sum. My solution is horrific. I would ...
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Project Euler Problem #102 in F#: counting triangles that contain the origin

I've recently decided to get into functional programming with F#, and decided to learn the language through Project Euler. The following is my implementation of problem 102: Problem: Three ...
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Convert bitcoin value based on exchange rate from JSON API

I’m learning F# and trying to find a more ‘functional’ way to code a simple program that retrieves the price of BTC and calculates the EUR value of an amount of Bitcoin. ...
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Creating idiomatic and efficient method to stream large JSON file

The purpose of the code is to efficiently stream JSON items from a large file. I am wondering if this is efficient and decently idiomatic. Not sure how I could eliminate the while loop either. ...
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Analyzing spoke overlaps during rotation: Round 2

Round 1: Analyzing spoke overlaps during rotation I previously posted this question, but I've changed a lot of the code since then. There was a mention of the previous being a bit mixed up, and things ...
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Analyzing spoke overlaps during rotation

For a personal project that I've recently started I have to analyze the rotation of two shapes with sets of spokes, where the spokes are evenly-spaced, and split into a given number. That is, if I ...
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Verifying that three cards make a “Set”

The game of Set involves cards with four properties: number, symbol, shading, and colour. Three cards make a "Set" if the property is either all the same or all different across the three cards, for ...
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Blockchain implementation in F#: Wallet

Introduction This is Part 3 of my F# blockchain implementation. Previous parts: Block and Blockchain Transactions Code In this part I am implementing a wallet functionality. The code is based on a ...
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Advent of Code 2018 day 1 part 2: find the first aggregated number that occures twice

I am using the coding puzzels of https://adventofcode.com for improving my F# skills. Problem: Day 1 Part 2: Starting with frequency 0, a list of numbers should be added successive generating new ...
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Conway's Game of Life F#

I am a C# developer learning F#. Would appreciate any suggestions on how this code can be improved. Main points I am interested in: Functional style of the code, absense of imperative style(C#) ...
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Blockchain implementation in F#: Transactions

Introduction This is Part 2 of my F# blockchain implementation. Previous parts: Block and Blockchain Code This time I am tackling transactions. The code is based on a JavaScript blockchain ...
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Connect elements of a list to elements of an other list using a two-dim array

Story: I build a kind of labyrinth. This labyrinth is divided in seven steps. You start with the first, then second, and so on to the seventh. You cannot go back to a previous step. Each step ...
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Creation of matrix with specific attempts at the end

What I want to do is build a Slay-the-Spire-like Map. As you can see in the following image, the map is splitted in ISteps and ...
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Encoding and decoding log entries in a Lossy Binary Format

One of the projects I'm working on requires logging a huge amount of information (basically, every function call). The problem is obviously that logging a lot of information has a few side-effects, ...

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