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F# for Quantitative Finance by Johan Astborg

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Displaying data

Displaying and visualizing data is essential to get a better understanding of its characteristics. Also, data is at its core in quantitative finance. F# is a sharp tool for data analysis and visualization. A majority of the functionalities of visualization and user interfaces comes from the .NET platform. Together with the exploratory characteristics of F#, especially through F# Interactive, the combination becomes very efficient and powerful.

Let's start out by using F# Interactive to create a form that will display data feed to it. This means we will have a form that can change the content at runtime, without the need for recompiling. The controls in the form are also interchangeable:

// The form open System open System.Drawing ...

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