PSMA Geocoded National Address File made openly available

A few weeks ago, the Geocoded National Address File (a.k.a. G-NAF) was made openly available by PSMA, an unlisted public company formed by the nine governments of Australia to collate and standardise, format and aggregate location data from each of the jurisdictions into authoritative location based national datasets. The reason this is such great news is nicely summarised on data.gov.au


Akka.NET with F# - Getting functional with Reactive systems

Early last month I had the pleasure of presenting on Akka.NET to the F# Sydney meetup user group. The presentation is largely an introduction to agent-based programming and the Actor model of computation with Akka.NET from a functional programming perspective, using the Akka.NET F# API.

The slides and code can be found up on Github