Functional Geekery Episode 118 – Scott Nimrod

In this episode I talk with Scott Nimrod. We catch up with what he has been up to since he was last on, using F# for profit, Nikeza, Elm, and more.

Our Guest, Scott Nimrod

@bizmonger on Twitter
bizmonger on Github
Scott’s YouTube Channel

Conference Announcements

Clojure SYNC will be taking place in New Orleans on February 15th & 16th of 2018. For more information and to register visit:

LambdaDays 2018 will be taking place February 22nd and 23rd in Kraków, Poland. For more information, and to register, visit

BOB 2018 is coming up in Berlin, Germany on February 23rd, 2018. For more information, and to register, visit

:clojureD will be following BOB 2018 in Berlin, Germany on February 24th, 2018. For more information, and to register, visit

Lambda Squared is a new conference taking place March 30th in Knoxville, Tennessee. For more information, and to register, visit

LambdUp, Prague’s biggest functional programming event of the year, will be taking place December 16th at MeetFactory in Prague. For more information and to register visit:

Monadic Party, a 5 day Haskell Summer School, will be taking place in Poznań, Poland the 11th-15th of June. Visit for more information and to register.

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


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Topics [@4:01]

Welcome back to Scott
Scott on Episode 53
Using F# at work beyond just learning on the side
Functional And Reactive Domain Modeling by Debasish Ghosh
Lessons learned from moving from using F# for just fun, to using F# for profit
Using `` around function names in tests to allow test names to read as sentences
Event Driven Architecture and Sagas
Eric Normand on Episode 41 talking about how most things can be reduced to a `map`, `filter`, or `reduce`.
Ody Mbegbu on Episode 81
LambdaCartel video streams
Lessons learned from working on Nikeza
.NET Core
Working with F# on .NET Core
Visual Studio Code
Visual Studio Code and Ionide
Visual Studio 2017 version 15.6 – Preview Release
Domain Modeling Made Functional by Scott Wlaschin
The Book of F#
Branching Out With Elm
Differences Scott found between working with F# and working with Elm
F# Advent Calendar
Scott’s F# Advent Calendar contribution
Attending NDC Minnesota
Scott talking with Scott Wlaschin

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

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