Functional Geekery Episode 60 – Paul Bone

In this episode I talk with Paul Bone. We talk his introduction to functional programming through SQL of all places, exposure to Lisp and Haskell, Mercury Language, his work on parallelism, and more.

Our Guest, Paul Bone

@Paul_Bone on Twitter
Paul can be found online at http://paul.bone.id.au/

Announcements

Compose Melbourne is a new functional programming conference focused on developing the community and bringing typed functional programming to a wider audience. Visit www.composeconference.org/ to find out more.

ElixirConf is taking place August 31st through September 2nd in Orlando, Florida. Visit http://www.elixirconf.com to register and find out more.

Full Stack Fest will be hold in Barcelona on September 5-9th. You can check out 2016.fullstackfest.com to find out more.

PWLConf 2016 is the first full-day Papers We Love conference, co-located with the preconference events at Strange Loop in Saint Louis, Missouri on September 15th. Keep an eye out for updates on pwlconf.org.

The Erlang User Conference is coming up in Stockholm, Sweden, the 6th through the 16th of September. Early Bird tickets are now available and get a 10% discount on the conference when you use the code: FunctionalGeekery10 when registering.

Lambda World will be taking place September 30th & October 1st, 2016. Lambda.World is the longest functional programming conference in Spain and Portugal and one of the biggest in Europe. Visit www.lambda.world to find out more and to register.

The 2016 edition of ScalaIO will take place in Lyon, France, on 27th and 28th of October. Visit http://scala.io/ for more information and to register.

CodeMesh is taking place the 3rd and 4th of November with tutorials on the 2nd of November. Tickets are available now, but they are going fast. Visit codemesh.io to register and submit your talk.

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event this December. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

If you have a conference related to functional programming, contact me, and I will be happy to announce it.

Topics

About Paul
Mercury Language
Nils Blum-Oeste asking on Twitter for Mercury
@MercuryLang on Twitter
SQL as an intro to declarative programming
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
Haskell
Elevator pitch for Mercury
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programming course online
Clues of “something more to learn about programming”
Ease of expression of Python and functional ideas of removing loops
What led Paul to look into Haskell
Paul’s introduction to Mercury
N-Queens problem and overview in Mercury
William Byrd talking miniKanren in Episode 9
Comparison between Mercury and Prolog
Predicates
miniKanren
Datalog
Strong static typing in Mercury
Paul’s work on parallelism in Mercury
Parallelism profiler
All-parallelism
Cuts as side-effects/extra-logical
Declarative Debugging in Mercury
Multiple back-ends for Mercury
Desire for a LLVM back-end for Mercury
Strongly Typed, Pure, and Eager trifecta
Mercury on Rosetta Code
Mercury users’ mailing list
#mercury on irc.freenode.net

As always, a giant Thank You goes to David Belcher for the logo design.

Functional Geekery Episode 59 – Eric Bailey

In this episode I talk with Eric Bailey. We talk his entry into functional programming; work with Scheme, Clojure, Haskell, and LFE; getting into the LFE community; interop story with other BEAM languages; Exercism.io; and much more.

Our Guest, Eric Bailey

@yurrriq on Twitter
Eric blogs at http://blorg.ericb.me/

Announcements

Compose Melbourne is a new functional programming conference focused on developing the community and bringing typed functional programming to a wider audience. Visit www.composeconference.org/ to find out more.

ElixirConf is taking place August 31st through September 2nd in Orlando, Florida. Visit http://www.elixirconf.com to register and find out more.

Full Stack Fest will be hold in Barcelona on September 5-9th. You can check out 2016.fullstackfest.com to find out more.

PWLConf 2016 is the first full-day Papers We Love conference, co-located with the preconference events at Strange Loop in Saint Louis, Missouri on September 15th. Keep an eye out for updates on pwlconf.org.

Lambda World will be taking place September 30th & October 1st, 2016. Lambda.World is the longest functional programming conference in Spain and Portugal and one of the biggest in Europe. Visit www.lambda.world to find out more and to register.

The Erlang User Conference is coming up in Stockholm, Sweden, the 6th through the 16th of September. Early Bird tickets are now available and get a 10% discount on the conference when you use the code: FunctionalGeekery10 when registering.

CodeMesh is taking place the 3rd and 4th of November with tutorials on the 2nd of November. Tickets are available now, but they are going fast. Visit codemesh.io to register and submit your talk.

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event this December. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

If you have a conference related to functional programming, contact me, and I will be happy to announce it.

Topics

About Eric
Lisp Flavoured Erlang
Perl
Scheme
Guile
LilyPond
“The power of language level hacking”
Haskell
Clojure
Erlang
“I really wished I reached out [to the LFE community] sooner”
Object-oriented vs functional mindset
Paradigm shift from learning Haskell
Point free style
“It made me realize how much bad stuff I was doing”
Taking the second pass at learning LFE
Feedback from the LFE community
Robert Virding’s desire to keep the core language simple and small
Docstring support in LFE
Lodox
Using LFE at work
Rebar3
“It’s great to do fun stuff at work”
LFE, Erlang, and Elixir interop
Need to include Elixir standard library at runtime
“90% of the time you don’t need to include LFE at runtime”
Decision of using existing library vs writing own in LFE
Exercism.io for LFE
LFE style guide
Goal to improve the documentation on LFE
Getting started guides targeting different backgrounds
Importance of new perspectives in the LFE community
Folding lessons back into other languages
Swiftz
Scalaz
The benefit of thinking functionally even in object oriented software
Functions that have single responsibility and no side-effects
“The more the merrier”
Appearance at Erlang User Conference 2016
Eric will not be making the Erlang User Conference this year **Updated at 2016-07-19 12:46 UTC**
LFE Slack
#erlang-lisp on Freenode.net

As always, a giant Thank You goes to David Belcher for the logo design.

Functional Geekery Episode 58 – Elise Huard

In this episode I talk with Elise Huard. We talk her introduction to functional programming, the benefit of moving between Haskell and Clojure, her book “Game programming in Haskell”, and more.

Our Guest, Elise Huard

@elise_huard on Twitter
Elise blogs at http://jabberwocky.eu/

Sponsors

This episode is sponsored by Clubhouse.io project management tools for software teams. Visit clubhouse.io/geekery to sign up for a free trial and a $50 credit. Clubhouse: dream, develop, deploy.

Announcements

Curry On is taking place July 18th and 19th in Rome. Visit curry-on.org to find out more and to register.

Compose Melbourne is a new functional programming conference focused on developing the community and bringing typed functional programming to a wider audience. Visit www.composeconference.org/ to find out more.

ElixirConf is taking place August 31st through September 2nd in Orlando, Florida. Visit http://www.elixirconf.com to register and find out more.

Full Stack Fest will be hold in Barcelona on September 5-9th. You can check out 2016.fullstackfest.com to find out more.

PWLConf 2016 is the first full-day Papers We Love conference, co-located with the preconference events at Strange Loop in Saint Louis, Missouri on September 15th. Keep an eye out for updates on pwlconf.org.

Lambda World will be taking place September 30th & October 1st, 2016. Lambda.World is the longest functional programming conference in Spain and Portugal and one of the biggest in Europe. Visit www.lambda.world to find out more and to register.

The Erlang User Conference is coming up in Stockholm, Sweden, the 6th through the 16th of September. Early Bird tickets are now available and get a 10% discount on the conference when you use the code: FunctionalGeekery10 when registering.

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event this December. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

CodeMesh is taking place the 3rd and 4th of November with tutorials on the 2nd of November. Tickets are available now, but they are going fast. Visit codemesh.io to register and submit your talk.

If you have a conference related to functional programming, contact me, and I will be happy to announce it.

Topics

About Elise
How Elise got into software development
Clojure
Haskell
“I decided to try and write a game in Haskell”
Game programming in Haskell
Elise’s self based research into concurrency across languages
Erlang
Akka in Scala
Go and Continuation Passing Style
How Elise got interested into functional languages
Interest in learning Haskell
First impression of Clojure and Functional programming
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
“I found it [functional programming] much, much simpler”
Motivation of learning Haskell and writing a book about it
Overview of Elise’s book
QuickCheck and property based testing
Functional Reactive Programming
John Carmack on presentation Functional Programming
Thinking in networks of networks
Taking game experience back to business domains
Apache Kafka
How Elise’s Clojure has evolved
Benefit of moving back and forth between using Haskell and Clojure
clojure.spec
core.typed
test.check
What is on Elise’s radar
Apache Mesos
Game AI
“I encourage everyone to try to write a game in their favorite language”
Stephen Diehl’s What I Wish I Knew When Learning Haskell
Stephen Diehl’s Write You A Haskell
Haskell Programming from first principles by Christopher Allen and Julie Moronuki

As always, a giant Thank You goes to David Belcher for the logo design.

Functional Geekery Episode 57 – Mark Seemann

In this episode I talk with Mark Seemann. We talk his introduction to functional programming and F#, common principles between functional programming and object oriented programming, Haskell, lessons learned, planting the seeds of functional programming, and much, much more.

Our Guest, Mark Seemann

@ploeh on Twitter
Mark blogs at http://blog.ploeh.dk

Sponsors

This episode is sponsored by Clubhouse.io project management tools for software teams. Visit clubhouse.io/geekery to sign up for a free trial and a $50 credit. Clubhouse: dream, develop, deploy.

Announcements

Curry On is taking place July 18th and 19th in Rome. Visit curry-on.org to find out more and to register.

ElixirConf is taking place August 31st through September 2nd in Orlando, Florida. Visit http://www.elixirconf.com to register and find out more.

Full Stack Fest will be hold in Barcelona on September 5-9th. You can check out 2016.fullstackfest.com to find out more.

PWLConf 2016 is the first full-day Papers We Love conference, co-located with the preconference events at Strange Loop in Saint Louis, Missouri on September 15th. Keep an eye out for updates on pwlconf.org.

The Erlang User Conference is coming up in Stockholm, Sweden, the 6th through the 16th of September. Early Bird tickets are now available and get a 10% discount on the conference when you use the code: FunctionalGeekery10 when registering.

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event this December. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

CodeMesh is taking place the 3rd and 4th of November with tutorials on the 2nd of November. Tickets are available now, but they are going fast. Visit codemesh.io to register and submit your talk.

If you have a conference related to functional programming, contact me, and I will be happy to announce it.

Topics

About Mark
How Mark got into software development
Real-World Functional Programming: With Examples in F# and C#
LINQ
F#
“My C# programming has changed fundamentally from being exposed to F#”
“[F#] felt like coming home”
Eric Evans’ Domain Driven Design
Robert C. Martin’s Clean Code
Command Query Separation from Bertrand Meyer in Object Oriented Software Construction
Having side effects separated from the rest of your code
“Functional programming is imminently testable”
Jessica Kerr on isolation in Functional Programming on Episode 8
DHH’s article on Test-induced design damage
Michael Feathers’ Working Effectively with Legacy Code and seams in code
“Am I writing good F# code?”
Learning Haskell
The struggle of introducing good abstractions
Overview of Functor Type Class and difference between F# and Haskell
Edwin Brady on designing with types on Episode 54
Idris
How F# influences Mark’s C#
Structural Equality
Interfaces with only one method as rough equivalent to a function
Porting F# to Haskell to determine if F# is “really good”
“How do I call my database inside my function?'”
Gerard Meszaros’ xUnit Test Patterns
Direct vs Indirect inputs and outputs
Mark’s post on the migration from F# to Haskell
On evangelizing F# and functional programming
Once people start being interested it becomes easy to introduce a small library in F#
Planting the seed of an idea of F# or functional programming
Curiosity of the lack of discriminated unions in C# or Java
Overview of Mark’s Pluralsight courses
FsCheck
Interest in Clojure to see difference in statically vs dynamically typed languages

As always, a giant Thank You goes to David Belcher for the logo design.

Functional Geekery Episode 56 – Garrett Smith

In this episode I talk with Garrett Smith. We talk his introduction to Erlang, building communities, conferences as a place for serendipity, and more.

Our Guest, Garrett Smith

@gar1t on Twitter

Sponsors

This episode is sponsored by DailyDrip.com. Use the coupon `geekery` to save $5 on your first month, and make learning part of your daily routine with DailyDrip.com.

This episode is sponsored by Clubhouse.io project management tools for software teams. Visit clubhouse.io/geekery to sign up for a free trial and a $50 credit. Clubhouse: dream, develop, deploy.

Announcements

PolyConf 2016 will be taking place on June 30th – July 2nd. Visit http://polyconf.com/ to keep updated with news as more details become available.

Curry On is taking place July 18th and 19th in Rome. Visit curry-on.org to find out more and to register.

Full Stack Fest will be hold in Barcelona on September 5-9th. You can check out 2016.fullstackfest.com to find out more.

PWLConf 2016 is the first full-day Papers We Love conference, co-located with the preconference events at Strange Loop in Saint Louis, Missouri on September 15th. Keep an eye out for updates on pwlconf.org.

The Erlang User Conference is coming up in Stockholm, Sweden, the 6th through the 16th of September. Early Bird tickets are now available and get a 10% discount on the conference when you use the code: FunctionalGeekery10 when registering.

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event this December. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

CodeMesh is taking place the 3rd and 4th of November with tutorials on the 2nd of November. Tickets are available now, but they are going fast. Visit codemesh.io to register and submit your talk.

If you have a conference related to functional programming, contact me, and I will be happy to announce it.

Topics

About Garrett
How Garrett got his start into programming
Garrett’s exposure to Erlang
CouchDB
Joe Armstrong’s Erlang Book
Using Erlang for getting past a brick wall
Narrowly defined projects to introduce Erlang
Learning curve with the Erlang/OTP model
Chicago Erlang User Group and Martin Logan and Eric Merritt
ErlangCamp
“You tend to focus on very small problems, and then move onto the next one”
“[OTP is] The set of best practices codified into a library”
“There is absolutely no substitute for mentorship and guidance”
Introducing Erlang into an organization
“A lot of what makes Erlang successful is with folks who have experience running things in production”
Impact of thinking about programs after being woken up at three in the morning multiple times
“Erlang faces a real uphill struggle to get adopted at any level”
Tips for building a community
Meetup
“Just do it”
“All the merit resides in the content”
Bryan Hunter and NashFP
Workshops to introduce functional programming to new programmers
Cross pollination amongst groups is underrated
Chicago Erlang
Erlang Solutions
Erlang Factory
Erlang Factory Lites
An eye toward conference experiences
Conferences as a respite and retreat
Importance of creating a space for serendipity
Micro-conferences and workshops
Focus on the content
More concerted effort for functional programming in introduction to programming
Matthias Felleisen talking about teaching Racket to middle schoolers
Simon Peyton Jones talking about Computing at School
Scratch
Visibility of teaching functional programming to beginners
Erlang User Conference
CityCode

As always, a giant Thank You goes to David Belcher for the logo design.

Functional Geekery Episode 55 – Andreas Stefik

In this episode I talk with Andreas Stefik. We cover the human factors side of programming languages and he gives a rundown of what the little research we have on programming language usability.

Our Guest, Andreas Stefik

@AndreasStefik on Twitter
http://web.cs.unlv.edu/stefika/index.html

Sponsors

This episode is sponsored by DailyDrip.com. Use the coupon `geekery` to save $5 on your first month, and make learning part of your daily routine with DailyDrip.com.

This episode is sponsored by Clubhouse.io project management tools for software teams. Visit clubhouse.io/geekery to sign up for a free trial and a $50 credit. Clubhouse: dream, develop, deploy.

Announcements

PolyConf 2016 will be taking place on June 30th – July 2nd. Visit http://polyconf.com/ to keep updated with news as more details become available.

Curry On is taking place July 18th and 19th in Rome. Visit curry-on.org to find out more and to register.

Full Stack Fest will be hold in Barcelona on September 5-9th. You can check out 2016.fullstackfest.com —to find out more.

The Erlang User Conference is coming up in Stockholm, Sweden, the 6th through the 16th of September. Early Bird tickets are now available and get a 10% discount on the conference when you use the code: FunctionalGeekery10 when registering.

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event this December. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

If you have a conference related to functional programming, contact me, and I will be happy to announce it.

Topics

About Andreas
University of Nevada at Las Vegas
Andreas on Ruby Rogues
About Human Factors of Programming Languages
Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho’s paper on only 22 studies on programming languages
How Andreas came into studying Human Factor
Stefan Hanenberg
How do blind people do programming?
How people that are novices understand syntax
What the landscape of studies look like now
Alice programming language
ICFP has Zero studies coming out of that conference
What the studies show between static and dynamic languages
What “a reliable study” means
Randomized Controlled Trial
“After a certain level of experience, static typing benefits human beings”
Neil Brown
BlueJ
Relation of static types to implicit or explicit types
Andreas’ 2×2 study on static vs dynamic types **Updated Link on 2016-06-16**: The ACM site needs to be accessed from Andreas’ site to view papers.
Status of studies on inherently simple vs complex languages
Token Accuracy Mapping
Quorum programming language
Studies on complier errors
Neil Brown’s 37 Million Compilations: Investigating Novice Programming Mistakes in Large-Scale Student Data
Jaime Spacco
Google’s study on compiler errors for professionals
Paul Denny’s All Syntax Errors Are Not Equal.
Status of studies on immutability
Overview of studies on lambdas
Andreas’ study on lambdas vs iterators
Expertise Reversal
How people can help drive the research forward
Educate yourself on the standard of research in other fields
Where can people keep updated on progress of the studies
programminglanguageusability.org
EPIQ 2016
Quorum Google Group
Quorum Language on Facebook

As always, a giant Thank You goes to David Belcher for the logo design.

Functional Geekery Episode 54 – Edwin Brady

In this episode I talk with Edwin Brady. We talk Dependent Types and Idris. We cover his background of getting interested in dependent types, getting up and going with Idris, how to participate to drive Idris forward, and much more.

Our Guest, Edwin Brady

@edwinbrady on Twitter
https://edwinb.wordpress.com/

Sponsors

This episode is sponsored by DailyDrip.com. Use the coupon `geekery` to save $5 on your first month, and make learning part of your daily routine with DailyDrip.com.

Announcements

PolyConf 2016 will be taking place on June 30th – July 2nd. Visit http://polyconf.com/ to keep updated with news as more details become available.

Curry On is taking place July 18th and 19th in Rome. Visit curry-on.org to find out more and to register.

Full Stack Fest will be hold in Barcelona on September 5-9th. You can check out 2016.fullstackfest.com —to find out more.

The Erlang User Conference is coming up in Stockholm, Sweden, the 6th through the 16th of September. Early Bird tickets are now available and get a 10% discount on the conference when you use the code: FunctionalGeekery10 when registering.

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event this December. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

If you have a conference related to functional programming, contact me, and I will be happy to announce it.

Topics

About Edwin Brady
Idris
How Edwin got into software development
Alan Bundy
Epigram
Edwin’s experience in industry before going for Ph.D.
Migrating code from Haskell to C++
How Edwin migrated from C++ to Dependent Types
Trying to write out data types in Python
Edwin’s preference between dynamic and static types
Type Driven Development
“Allowing more precision in types”
Being more explicit about assumptions up front
How does one get going with Idris
`printf` in C
Dynamic checks and what checks are required
“If you give the type up front you have a some hope of the machine figuring out the program for you”
Types as constraints similar and comparison to Prolog
Type Driven Development with Idris
“About taking types as the first thing you do”
Holes in Idris
Evolving code with help from evolving types
Edwin’s view of the Idris community’s adoption
Coq
Agda
shapeless library in Scala
Total Programs
What opportunities could people help participate in to move Idris forward
Idris’ backend plugin system
How to get up and running
David Christiansen’s M.Sc thesis
Jan de Muijnck-Hughes
Big Tech Day presentation in Munich
Idris on freenode
Idris mailing list
Idris on Github

As always, a giant Thank You goes to David Belcher for the logo design.

Functional Geekery Episode 53 – Scott Nimrod

In this episode I talk with Scott Nimrod. We talk about his entry into F#, his realizations, and his stumblings in coming from a strong object-oriented background.

Our Guest, Scott Nimrod

@bizmonger on Twitter
bizmonger on Github
https://bizmonger.wordpress.com

Sponsors

This episode is sponsored by DailyDrip.com. Use the coupon `geekery` to save $5 on your first month, and make learning part of your daily routine with DailyDrip.com.

Announcements

PolyConf 2016 will be taking place on June 30th – July 2nd. Visit http://polyconf.com/ to keep updated with news as more details become available.

Curry On is taking place July 18th and 19th in Rome. Visit curry-on.org to find out more and to register.

Full Stack Fest will be hold in Barcelona on September 5-9th. You can check out 2016.fullstackfest.com —to find out more.

If you have a conference related to functional programming, contact me, and I will be happy to announce it.

Topics

About Scott
How Scott decided to get into functional programming
F#
What attracted Scott to look at F#
Scott’s transition to F#
F# on Lego Mindstorms blog post and source code
Property based testing in F#
NDC London
Difference between C# and F# workflows
Computational Expressions
“I didn’t realized how much of a slave I was to that paradigm [object-oriented]”
How learning F# has affected the way Scott writes non F# code
Attempt to bring propery based testing to non-F# workflow
Making illegal states inrepresentable
Struggles with taking advantage of F#’s type system
Object Expressions
How well did Scott’s familiarity with LINQ transfer to F#?
“Do not try to relate concepts in Functional Programming to what you do in Object Oriented Programming”
F#’s Backwards Pipe Operator
Mark Seemann’s artical on F#’s Backwards Pipe Operator
Tuples in F#
Resources for getting into F#
Expert F# 4.0
Testing with F#
Scott Wlaschin YouTube videos
FSCheck
F# language questions on StackOverflow
Mark Seemann’s Pluralsight videos
Desired resoruce of “How to arcitect complete solutions in F#”
F*
“I wish there was more of a F# community here in the States”

As always, a giant Thank You goes to David Belcher for the logo design.

Functional Geekery Episode 52 – Rúnar Bjarnason

In this episode I talk with Rúnar Bjarnason. We talk his introduction to functional programming, Haskell, Scala, his book Functional Programming in Scala, and more.

Our Guest, Rúnar Bjarnason

@runarorama on Twitter
runarorama on Github
http://blog.higher-order.com/

Announcements

PolyConf 2016 will be taking place on June 30th – July 2nd. Visit http://polyconf.com/ to keep updated with news as more details become available.

Curry On is taking place July 18th and 19th in Rome. Visit curry-on.org to find out more and to register.

Full Stack Fest will be hold in Barcelona on September 5-9th. You can check out 2016.fullstackfest.com —to find out more.

If you have a conference related to functional programming, contact me, and I will be happy to announce it.

Topics

About Rúnar
Functional Programming in Scala
How Rúnar was introduced to functional programming
Haskell
xmonad
Lambda the Ultimate
“Instead of thinking about mutating the world, thinking about ‘What is my input?'”
Transition to Scala
Tony Morris
Functional Java
Making the transition to Scala in the early days of Scala
ScalaCheck
scalaz
Differences in the differences between the styles of Scala
“Modern functional programming on the JVM”
Introducing functional programming to people new to Scala
Handling Errors via Either, Maybe, or Option
IOMonad, or Database State Monad
doobie
Immutable data structures
“If you take 3 and 2 and add them to get 5, you haven’t modified the number 3”
Maintaining state in functional programming
‘A companion booklet to “Functional Programming in Scala”‘
Constraints Liberate, Liberties Constrain
Adjunctions
An Adjunction That Introduces The Reader Monad
FlatMap Oslo
Northeast Scala
Scala Up North
CUFP – Commercial Users of Functional Programming
ICFP – International Conference on Functional Programming

As always, a giant Thank You goes to David Belcher for the logo design.

Functional Geekery Episode 51 – Brian Lonsdorf

In this episode I talk with Brian Lonsdorf. We talk his intro to functional programming, introducing functional programming concepts using JavaScript, function composition, pure functions, and when he decides to choose between dynamic and static type systems.

Our Guest, Brian Lonsdorf

@drboolean on Twitter
drboolean on Github
Brian on YouTube

Announcements

PolyConf 2016 will be taking place on June 30th – July 2nd. Visit http://polyconf.com/ to keep updated with news as more details become available.

Curry On is taking place July 18th and 19th in Rome. Visit curry-on.org to find out more and to register.

Full Stack Fest will be hold in Barcelona on September 5-9th. You can check out 2016.fullstackfest.com/call-for-papers —to find out more and submit your paper too.

If you have a conference related to functional programming, contact me, and I will be happy to announce it.

Topics

About Brian
Hey Underscore, You’re Doing It Wrong! presentation
Professor Frisby’s Mostly Adequate Guide to Functional Programming
Professor Frisby videos
How Brian got into Functional Programming
LoopRecur
Domain Driven Design
How Brian defines Functional Programming
Sneaking in functional programming “envy” into work in object oriented paradigms
“But language X is not functional”
Feeling of first moving from functional programming from object oriented
Importance of mathematical abstractions and composition
Reasons for choosing JavaScript over other languages for the Mostly Adequate Guide
“this is the leakiest abstraction in the world”
Ramda
David Chambers talking Ramda on Episode 31
“Composability is my number one agenda in the world”
Data.Task
Lazy Streams
Data.Either
Folktale
React vs Elm vs PureScript as in intro to the functional style
RxJS
Thermite in PureScript
Halogen in PureScript
Using FreeMonads for npm build scripts and DevOps work
Salesforce
Transition from dynamic to static types
Theorems for Free! by Philip Wadler
Learn and work at understanding and resolving type signatures
Lessons learned between different languages
John DeGoes’ The Next Great Programming Language presentation
Benefits of Sum and Product Types
Thinking about how to be more inclusive
Tips for others to understand functional programming
Strange Loop’s scholarship program
Be humble and honest about your actual knowledge
Working on a series for egghead.io
“Mostly Adequate Guide is not dead”
RxJS, Highland Streams, Data.Task

As always, a giant Thank You goes to David Belcher for the logo design.