Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Episode 91: Functional Programming with Adam Gordon Bell


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Functional Programming with Adam Bell

  • What is Functional Programming (FP)?
  • Does everyone use the term FP to mean the same thing
  • Why / When is FP useful?
  • How did you start using Scala as a programming language
  • What is unique about Scala?
  • Scala / FP emphasizes using types extensively to build better software, possibly more than seen in traditional static typed programming languages - why is that valuable?
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