F# is a functional first language. It is cross platform, open-source with professional development tools and backed by an active community. The popularity of F# steadily increased. It is used in specialized areas such as scientific computing, data science, machine learning, or for trading and risk applications.
F# is indeed a very compelling technology. But is it also suitable for main stream and enterprise application development? What are the advantages of F# over C#? When should I use F# and what would be the business value of adopting it? In this talk we look at F# and its ecosystem more from a strategic point of view. We highlight the strength and unique features of F# and how they can be used to build sophisticated enterprise applications. We illustrate the business relevance of F# with concrete projects and solutions that we completed over the last few years.