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Async and event-streaming Excel UDFs with F#

There have been a some recent posts mentioning the asynchronous and reactive programming features in F#. Since Excel-DNA 0.30 added support for creating async and IObservable-based real-time data functions, I’d like to show how these F# features can be nicely … Continue reading

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Offloading UDF computations to a Windows HPC cluster from Excel 2010

Excel 2010 introduced support for offloading UDF computations to a compute cluster. The Excel blog talks about it http://blogs.msdn.com/b/excel/archive/2010/02/12/offloading-udf-s-to-a-windows-hpc-cluster.aspx, and there are some nice pictures on this TechNet article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff877825(WS.10).aspx. Excel-DNA now supports marking functions as cluster-safe, and I have updated the … Continue reading

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