• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other Pie Elite all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Tim Cooke
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Ron McLeod
  • Liutauras Vilda
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
Sheriffs:
  • Junilu Lacar
  • Rob Spoor
  • Paul Clapham
Saloon Keepers:
  • Tim Holloway
  • Tim Moores
  • Jesse Silverman
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Carey Brown
Bartenders:
  • Al Hobbs
  • Piet Souris
  • Frits Walraven

Video on "Functional Thinking"

 
Bartender
Posts: 2407
36
Scala Python Oracle Postgres Database Linux
  • Likes 3
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
In case anybody's interested, there's a great video on "Functional Thinking" (I tend to suffer more from dysfunctional thinking... ) at InfoQ from Neal Ford (The Productive Programmer) talking about the different way of thinking required by functional programming compared to traditional imperative and OO programming. He uses mostly Java or Groovy for his examples which helps us legacy-coders get our heads around what's different about FP.

He also has a series of articles about FP covering much the same ground over at the IBM Developer Works site.

So, how hard can it be, right?
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 331
Python Ruby Ubuntu
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Many Thanks!
 
WHAT is your favorite color? Blue, no yellow, ahhhhhhh! Tiny ad:
Building a Better World in your Backyard by Paul Wheaton and Shawn Klassen-Koop
https://coderanch.com/wiki/718759/books/Building-World-Backyard-Paul-Wheaton
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic