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Wednesday, October 8 • 09:15 - 10:00
Functional Programming for the rest of us

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Functional Programming for the rest of us

Functional programming has received increased attention in recent years.

Some people claim that it will radically improve any software, transform your life and bring world peace.
But sometimes it may seem a bit inaccessible. You have to navigate through lots of academic-speak and look at examples that might only make sense to a mathematician.

In this presentation I try to present some of the essential ideas behind functional programming, with simple examples first in Python and then in Haskell.

The talk is not tied to any particular programming language, the ideas can be applied in most programming languages.

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Andreas Pauley

Creating elegance, simplicity and beauty out of chaotic code. Functional Programmer., Jemstep
I founded Lambda Luminaries, a Functional Programming User Group in Centurion, Pretoria. I believe that applying the principles of functional programming in every day code will improve the quality of our software. I aim to spread functional programming adoption so that the software... Read More →


Wednesday October 8, 2014 09:15 - 10:00 SAST
Room 5 SciBono
  Design And Develop

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