Articles tagged 'functional programming'

PyCon 2018 and Compose Melbourne

I headed to PyCon 2018 in Sydney for lots of Pythonic goodness, and then back home for Compose Melbourne, a newish FP conference.

Afunctional Programming Languages

What if there were no functions?

"use pure"; in Javascript

a modest proposal for better javascript: like "use strict" but purer.

The Emperor's New Closure: Functional Programming in Javascript

Using Closures in Javascript

I've written a bunch of HTML5 / javascript stuff in recent years which uses closures as a way of never actually having to traverse the DOM. It is easy, fast, works well within the Chrome debugger and reduces your reliance on jQuery (etc).

(sort of) First Class Classes in C#

It seems, at first, that C# doesn't have first-class classes. But ...

Functional Parallel Programming