From can to can't: An intro to functional programming

By Dominic Humphries (‎djh‎) from
Date: Saturday, 12 December 2015 11:30
Duration: 120 minutes
Target audience: Beginner
Language: English
Tags: closures fp functional introduction lisp perl programming recursion

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It can be hard to grok the enthusiasm for functional programming: "It's fantastic! You can't change the value of a variable, you can't have side effects, you don't know anything about the order of execution..."

So here's an attempt to help you understand why you might want to move to a paradigm that at first glance is all about stopping you from doing stuff.

Attended by: Christian Jaeger (‎pflanze‎), Clyde Ingram, Richard Weeks, Gillian Forster, Jevgeni Jakovlev, Adrian Faiers, Hugh Barnard, Michael Woods, Gina Sallery, Lance Wicks, Francesco Serra,



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