Functional Geekery Episode 88 – Justin Woo

In this episode I talk with Justin Woo. We talk his introduction to functional programming; the transition from ClojureScript to Elm to PureScript for side projects; the appeal of PureScript; evangelizing PureScript and more.

Our Guest, Justin Woo

@jusrin00 on Twitter
justinwoo on Github
https://justinwoo.github.io/
Justin’s blog entries on Qiita

Announcements

The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference will be taking place April 2-5, 2017 in New York. Visit http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/50017 to register and find out more, and use code USRG for 20% off most passes.

CycleConf will be taking place on the 21st-23rd of April. Visit cycleconf.com to find out more.

Call for presenters is now open for Velocity London 2017. Visit http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/68627 for more information and to submit your proposal.

The Call for Presenters is now open for Software Architecture in London, UK. Visit http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/68630 for more information and to submit your proposal.

flatMap(Oslo) is a FP-conference with focus on Scala and the JVM, taking place on May 2nd and 3rd in Oslo, Norway. Please go to http://2017.flatmap.no/cfp/ to learn more.

ElixirConf EU will be taking place on May 4th and 5th with tutorials on May 3rd. For more information visit: http://www.elixirconf.eu/

OSCON will be taking place May 8-11 in Austin, TX. For more information and to register visit: http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/50016, and use code USRG for 20% off most passes.

LambdaConf 2017 will be taking place May 25th – 27th in Boulder, Colorado. Visit http://lambdaconf.us for more information.

Elm Europe will be taking place June 8th and 9th in Paris, France. Visit http://elmeurope.org/ for more information and to register.

O’Reilly Fluent Conference will be taking place June 19–22, 2017 in San Jose, California. Visit http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/61309 to find out more and to register, and use code USRG for 20% off.

EuroClojure will be taking place in Berlin, Germany on July 20th & 21st. Visit http://2017.euroclojure.org/ for more information and to keep updated.

BusConf will be taking place the 3rd-5th of August in Frankfurt, Germany. Registration is open, and more information can be found at http://www.bus-conf.org/.

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

Topics [@6:50]

About Justin
PureScript
egghead.io
What got Justin into software development
ClojureScript
React
Elm
What prompted Justin to start looking into functional programming
Clojure
Python
R
Reactive Programming and Elm
Moving from learning ClojureScript to Elm
“It was the first time I could write down types and start modelling my problem”
Higher Kinded Types in Elm
Hardy Jones
elm-brands
How Justin got exposed to PureScript
Making the move from Elm to PureScript
The problem for Justin with teaching functional concepts in JavaScript
What about PureScript appeals to Justin
Halogen
“The various degrees of buy in you can have” makes PureScript appealing
The appeal of Mechanical Correctness in PureScript
Getting started with PureScript
PscIde
Type holes
Type hole example on Twitter
What Justin has found that appeals to others about PureScript
How PureScript has affected his day-to-day work in JavaScript
“Be More Boring” in JavaScript
Ramda
Immutable JS
Hyper
Generics in PureScript overview
Shapeless
Joi
Complete listing of Justin’s videos on egghead.io
Automatically de/serialize JSON with Purescript-Foreign-Generics
Use Sets with Ord Typeclass instances
Model problems using Algebraic Data Types (ADTs)
purescript-etch-sketch
Html Parser
Justin’s presentations on Speaker Deck
Cycle Conf
ZuriHac

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

Functional Geekery Episode 87 – Bryan Joseph

In this episode I talk with Bryan Joseph. We talk Elixirscript; the initial seed of an idea, JavaScript interop, runtime semantic differences, and much more.

Our Guest, Bryan Joseph

@bryanjos on Twitter
bryanjos on Github

Announcements

The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference will be taking place April 2-5, 2017 in New York. Visit http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/50017 to register and find out more, and use code USRG for 20% off most passes.

CycleConf will be taking place on the 21st-23rd of April. Visit cycleconf.com to find out more.

flatMap(Oslo) is a FP-conference with focus on Scala and the JVM, taking place on May 2nd and 3rd in Oslo, Norway. Please go to http://2017.flatmap.no/cfp/ to learn more.

ElixirConf EU will be taking place on May 4th and 5th with tutorials on May 3rd. For more information visit: http://www.elixirconf.eu/

OSCON will be taking place May 8-11 in Austin, TX. For more information and to register visit: http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/50016, and use code USRG for 20% off most passes.

LambdaConf 2017 will be taking place May 25th – 27th in Boulder, Colorado. Visit http://lambdaconf.us for more information.

Elm Europe will be taking place June 8th and 9th in Paris, France. Visit http://elmeurope.org/ for more information and to register.

EuroClojure will be taking place in Berlin, Germany on July 20th & 21st. Visit http://2017.euroclojure.org/ for more information and to keep updated.

BusConf will be taking place the 3rd-5th of August in Frankfurt, Germany. Registration is open, and more information can be found at http://www.bus-conf.org/.

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

Topics [@4:18]

About Bryan
Revelry Labs
ElixirConf 2015
Elixir in the Browser
How Bryan got exposed to software development
LINQ
Scala
Elixir
Transitioning from Scala to Elixir
Programming Elixir by Dave Thomas
Elixirscript
What planted the idea to create Elixirscript
ClojureScript
Metaprogramming Elixir by Chris McCord
The initial start on Elixirscript
Elixir Docs
Elixir Doctests
Vision of Elixirscript compared to Elixir
Translating across different runtime semantics
JavaScript interop in Elixirscript
Immutability in Elixirscript vs mutability in JavaScript
Object.freeze in JavaScript
Immutable.js
Elixirscript and how it might work with WebAssembly
ErLLVM
Current state of Elixirscript
Lonestar ElixirConf
Using Elixirscript
Where Elixirscript fits in
React
Elm
Short term roadmap for Elixirscript
Longer term roadmap
Porting the core library Bryan has to port to JavaScript
Elixirscript in browser vs server
Where to learn more about Elixirscript
Elixirscript on Github
Elixirscript blog
Elixirscript on Hex
Elixirscript channel on Elixir slack
Elixirscript gitter room

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

Functional Geekery Episode 86 – Adelbert Chang

In this episode I talk with Adelbert Chang. We talk his introduction to programming, functional programming, expressive type systems, Domain Specific Languages, and more.

Our Guest, Adelbert Chang

@adelbertchang on Twitter

Announcements

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event March 27-30th, 2017. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

Erlang & Elixir Factory 2017 is on the 23rd and 24th of March. Visit www.erlang-factory.com/sfbay2017 for more information.

The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference will be taking place April 2-5, 2017 in New York. Visit http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/50017 to register and find out more, and use code USRG for 20% off most passes.

flatMap(Oslo) is a FP-conference with focus on Scala and the JVM, taking place on May 2nd and 3rd in Oslo, Norway. Please go to http://2017.flatmap.no/cfp/ to learn more.

ElixirConf EU will be taking place on May 4th and 5th with tutorials on May 3rd. For more information visit: http://www.elixirconf.eu/

OSCON will be taking place May 8-11 in Austin, TX. For more information and to register visit: http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/50016, and use code USRG for 20% off most passes.

Elm Europe will be taking place June 8th and 9th in Paris, France. Visit http://elmeurope.org/ for more information and to register.

EuroClojure will be taking place in Berlin, Germany on July 20th & 21st. Visit http://2017.euroclojure.org/ for more information and to keep updated.

BusConf will be taking palce the 3rd-5th of August in Frankfurt, Germany. Registration is open, and more information can be found at http://www.bus-conf.org/.

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

Topics [@4:55]

About Adelbert
Box
How Adelbert got exposed to software development
Python
C++
Jared Roesch episode 77
Adelbert’s transition from Python and C++ to Scala
Scala
Akka
Scalaz
“Why is this library so divisive?”
Stumbling blocks when digging into functional programming via Scalaz
Cats
doobie
What clicked about functional programming
Applicative Abstraction
Expressive Type Systems
There are more types than classes
On Understanding Types, Data Abstraction, and Polymorphism
Higher Kinded Types and Type Classes
Future.traverse
Functional Programming for Domain Specific Languages
Heterogeneous lists
Free Monads
Functional Programming in Scala
Functional Geekery Episode 52 – Rúnar Bjarnason
Typelevel Summit New York
Northeast Scala Symposium
Typelevel Summit Copenhagen
ScalaWorld UK
Scala By The Bay
Typelevel
Typelevel blog

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

Functional Geekery Episode 85 – Trisha Gee

In this episode I talk with Trisha Gee. We talk about functional programming in Java 8 and beyond, and working to introduce functional programming ideas to developers that just want to get their work done.

Our Guest, Trisha Gee

@trisha_gee on Twitter
https://trishagee.github.io/

Announcements

ClojureD will be taking place on the 25th of February, 2017, in Berlin, Germany. Visit www.clojured.de to get tickets and keep updated as more information becomes available.

BOB Konf is taking place the 24th of February 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Visit www.bobkonf.de for more information about the conference.

ElixirDaze is coming up on March 2nd and 3rd. With keynotes by Prag Dave Thomas and Saša Jurić, make sure to visit www.elixirdaze.com for more information and to register.

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event March 27-30th, 2017. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

Erlang & Elixir Factory 2017 is on the 23rd and 24th of March. Visit www.erlang-factory.com/sfbay2017 for more information.

The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference will be taking place April 2-5, 2017 in New York. Visit http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/50017 to register and find out more, and use code USRG for 20% off most passes.

flatMap(Oslo) is a FP-conference with focus on Scala and the JVM, taking place on May 2nd and 3rd in Oslo, Norway. Please go to http://2017.flatmap.no/cfp/ to learn more.

ElixirConf EU will be taking place on May 4th and 5th with tutorials on May 3rd. For more information visit: http://www.elixirconf.eu/

OSCON will be taking place May 8-11 in Austin, TX. For more information and to register visit: http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/50016, and use code USRG for 20% off most passes.

Elm Europe will be taking place June 8th and 9th in Paris, France. Visit http://elmeurope.org/ for more information and to register.

EuroClojure will be taking place in Berlin, Germany on July 20th & 21st. Visit http://2017.euroclojure.org/ for more information and to keep updated.

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

Topics [@5:29]

About Trisha
Trisha’s Lambda World presentation
How Trisha got into software
Keeping on the edge of Java
Setting the foundation for and exposure to functional features
MongoDB
Lambda Expression in C#
Converting Anonymous Inner Types to Lambdas
Converting `for` or `foreach` loops to Streams API
Java 8 Streams API
IntelliJ IDEA
Scala
Introducing functional ideas to non-functional developers
The failure case of functional programming
“Coming at it from a ‘This is the problem it is trying to solve'”
Easy sells for introducing functional ideas
Optional in Java 8
Logging in Java 8 to support lambda expressions
How Optional works in Java 8
“It forces the developer to think about the ramifications”
Optional changes coming in Java 9
Method References and Lambda expressions
Understanding Closures in Java
Collections API facelift that supports lambda expressions
Map.computeIfAbsent
New Comparator interface in Java 8
Comparator.comparing
Working with files
Files.lines
“Of course I want to apply a series of transformation to each [line in a file]”
Scala
Kotlin
Clojure
Groovy
JetBrains Java Annotated Monthly
Summary of tips/advice to spread ideas to developers who are trying to get work done
Badass: Making Users Awesome by Kathy Sierra
“Lead with ‘This is why'”
Trisha’s Upcoming Conferences appearances
Voxxed CERN
QCon London
Devoxx US
Progscon London
Devoxx UK
J On The Beach
GOTO Amsterdam
JBCNConf
Trisha’s posts on IntelliJ IDEA blog
Trisha’s posts on JetBrains Upsource blog

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

Functional Geekery Episode 84 – Niki Vazou

In this episode I talk with Niki Vazou. We talk about her introduction to Haskell, Ph.D. and graduate school overview, and all things Liquid Haskell.

Our Guest, Niki Vazou

@nikivazou on Twitter
https://nikivazou.github.io/
Liquid Haskell website

Announcements

Kats Conf 2 will be taking place in Dublin, Ireland on the 18th of February. Visit http://www.katsconf.com/ to register and for more information.

ClojureD will be taking place on the 25th of February, 2017, in Berlin, Germany. Visit www.clojured.de to get tickets and keep updated as more information becomes available.

BOB Konf is taking place the 24th of February 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Visit www.bobkonf.de for more information about the conference.

ElixirDaze is coming up on March 2nd and 3rd. With keynotes by Prag Dave Thomas and Saša Jurić, make sure to visit www.elixirdaze.com for more information and to register.

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event March 27-30th, 2017. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

Erlang & Elixir Factory 2017 is on the 23rd and 24th of March. Visit www.erlang-factory.com/sfbay2017 for more information.

The O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference will be taking place April 2-5, 2017 in New York. Visit http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/50017 to register and find out more, and use code USRG for 20% off most passes.

flatMap(Oslo) is a FP-conference with focus on Scala and the JVM, taking place on May 2nd and 3rd in Oslo, Norway. Please go to http://2017.flatmap.no/cfp/ to learn more.

ElixirConf EU will be taking place on May 4th and 5th with tutorials on May 3rd. For more information visit: http://www.elixirconf.eu/

OSCON will be taking place May 8-11 in Austin, TX. For more information and to register visit: http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/50016, and use code USRG for 20% off most passes.

Elm Europe will be taking place June 8th and 9th in Paris, France. Visit http://elmeurope.org/ for more information and to register.

EuroClojure will be taking place in Berlin, Germany on July 20th & 21st. Visit http://2017.euroclojure.org/ for more information and to keep updated.

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

Topics [@5:49]

About Niki
Liquid Haskell
Simon Peyton Jones on Episode 11 mentioning Liquid Haskell
Niki’s Thesis
Niki’s introduction to Haskell
Liquid Types paper
Liquid Types for OCaml
What made Haskell click for Niki
Coming in and understanding Types in Haskell
Hoogle
Monads and `do` notation
How Niki was introduced to working on Liquid Types in Haskell
Overview of how graduate school projects generally work
Overview of Liquid Haskell
Refinement types
Heartbleed
SMT Solver
“Liquid Haskell is basically Haskell […] extended with special comments in which the user can give their Refinement Type specifications”
Difference between Dependent Types, Refinement Types, and Liquid Types
Decidable Theory
Specifying specifications to help make sure the SMT solver has enough information to determine code is `safe`
Gabriel Gonzalez – Compile-time memory safety using Liquid Haskell
Gradual Typing
Running Liquid Haskell at the module level
Liquid Haskell `assume` keyword
Interacting with code that has yet to be annotated with Liquid Haskell
Working on specifications for recursive functions
“You can treat Liquid Haskell as a theorem prover”
Ability to start using Liquid Haskell from the beginning
The feedback cycle between the research and industry in the Haskell community
Where to find out more about Liquid Haskell
Liquid Haskell website
Liquid Haskell blog
Liquid Haskell About page
Try Liquid Haskell online
Liquid Haskell tutorial
Liquid Haskell Github repo
Liquid Haskell mailing list
Niki at Lambda Days
Niki keynoting at Typelevel Summit
Niki at Programming Language Design and Implementation 2017

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

Functional Geekery Episode 83 – Rahul Muttineni

In this episode I talk with Rahul Muttineni. We talk his path into software, exposure to functional programming, what lead to the desire to create Eta, what a Haskell on the JVM looks like, and more.

Our Guest, Rahul Muttineni

@rahulmutt on Twitter
Typelead
@eta_lang on Twitter

Announcements

Lambda Days will be taking place again on the 9th and 10th of February 2017. Visit www.lambdadays.org to submit your talk and keep updated as more information becomes available.

Kats Conf 2 will be taking place in Dublin, Ireland on the 18th of February. Visit http://www.katsconf.com/ to register and for more information.

ClojureD will be taking place on the 25th of February, 2017, in Berlin, Germany. Visit www.clojured.de to get tickets and keep updated as more information becomes available.

BOB Konf is taking place the 24th of February 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Visit www.bobkonf.de for more information about the conference.

ElixirDaze is coming up on March 2nd and 3rd. With keynotes by Prag Dave Thomas and Saša Jurić, make sure to visit www.elixirdaze.com for more information and to register.

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event March 27-30th, 2017. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

Erlang & Elixir Factory 2017 is on the 23rd and 24th of March. Visit www.erlang-factory.com/sfbay2017 for more information.

flatMap(Oslo) is a FP-conference with focus on Scala and the JVM, taking place on May 2nd and 3rd in Oslo, Norway. Please go to http://2017.flatmap.no/cfp/ to learn more.

Elm Europe will be taking place June 8th and 9th in Paris, France. Visit http://elmeurope.org/ 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.

Topics [@4:41]

About Rahul
Eta
How Rahul got into software
Java
Project Euler
Python
Haskell
Picking up Haskell in “high school”
Overview of Eta
The path to desiring to write a Haskell on the JVM
Clojure
“That simple fact of being able to fall back to an existing technology helped me to understand the importance of the JVM”
Frege
STG
Charles Nutter
Miranda
Using Haskell Libraries in Eta
Translating STG intermediate language to the JVM intermediate language
Foreign Function Interface (FFI) in Haskell on the JVM
Overview of Java interop
What the interest in Eta looking like
Typelead
Eta site
Eta as a fully lazy language on the JVM
Thunks
Getting started with Eta
Spark
Integrating Eta and Spark
.hs file extension
Eta Package Manager
epm init
What areas could the community help support Eta
Hadoop
JDBC
Web Application Interface (WAI) in Haskell
Thanks to those who support Eta
Eta
Eta Gitter
Eta Mailing List
Eta on Slack
Typelead
Eta playground
Eta on Github

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

Functional Geekery Episode 82 – Mohit Thatte

In this episode I talk with Mohit Thatte. We talk his introduction to software, path to Clojure, building a community, putting on a conference, what keeps him excited about Clojure, and more.

Our Guest, Mohit Thatte

@mohitthatte on Twitter
@mohitthatte on Medium
@in_clojure on Twitter
IN/Clojure

Announcements

Lambda Days will be taking place again on the 9th and 10th of February 2017. Visit www.lambdadays.org to submit your talk and keep updated as more information becomes available.

Kats Conf 2 will be taking place in Dublin, Ireland on the 18th of February. Visit http://www.katsconf.com/ to register and for more information.

ClojureD will be taking place on the 25th of February, 2017, in Berlin, Germany. Visit www.clojured.de to get tickets and keep updated as more information becomes available.

BOB Konf is taking place the 24th of February 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Visit www.bobkonf.de for more information about the conference.

ElixirDaze is coming up on March 2nd and 3rd. With keynotes by Prag Dave Thomas and Saša Jurić, make sure to visit www.elixirdaze.com for more information and to register.

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event March 27-30th, 2017. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

Erlang & Elixir Factory 2017 is on the 23rd and 24th of March. Visit www.erlang-factory.com/sfbay2017 for more information.

flatMap(Oslo) is a FP-conference with focus on Scala and the JVM, taking place on May 2nd and 3rd in Oslo, Norway. Please go to http://2017.flatmap.no/cfp/ to learn more.

Elm Europe will be taking place June 8th and 9th in Paris, France. Visit http://elmeurope.org/ 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.

Topics [@4:41]

About Mohit
Clojure
IN/Clojure
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
Bangalore Clojure User Group
Pune Clojure User Group
How Mohit got into software development
Java
What clicked with Mohit about SICP
Test Driven Development
Ruby
Pair programming
`Lambda`s and `Proc`s in Ruby
Why the Lucky Stiff
Why’s (Poignant) Guide to Ruby
Mohit’s transition to picking up Clojure
Baishampayan Ghose (BG)
Helpshift
4Clojure
Project Euler
Proctor’s sidebar to thank BG for Planet Clojure
clojurians Slack
What Mohit loves about Clojure
Rich Hickey’s keynotes year after year
Chris Ford’s Leipzig
Sam Aaron’s Overtone
Klangmeister
Making Machines that Make Music – Srihari Sriraman
What Mohit tends to avoid in Clojure
Macros
Joy of Cloure‘s quote of “First rule of macros, is don’t use macros”
Mohit’s EuroClojure 2015 talk What Lies Beneath
Deciding to put on a conference
RubyConf India
Difference between starting a user group vs conference
Talking to corporations about sponsoring as a feel for if the time is right for a conference
Overview of IN/Clojure
“It should feel like a local meetup group”
“Being at the conference is more about the interactions you have during the down times”
What the vision of IN/Clojure 2017 might look like at this point
clojurians Slack
What about Clojure is getting Mohit excited today
clojure.spec
Generative Testing
test.check
Generative Testing for resiliency
Jepsen
yada
Liberator
re-frame
Reagent
Elm
Reid Draper on Episode 6 talking test.check
clojure.spec high level overview
Functional Conf in India
Opportunity Grants available for IN/Clojure

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

Functional Geekery Episode 81 – Ody Mbegbu

In this episode I talk with Ody Mbegbu. We talk his exposure to functional programming, F#, Akka.NET, appeal of immutable databases, and more.

Our Guest, Ody Mbegbu

@Odytrice on Twitter
odytrice on Github
http:[email protected]

Announcements

Lambda Days will be taking place again on the 9th and 10th of February 2017. Visit www.lambdadays.org to submit your talk and keep updated as more information becomes available.

Kats Conf 2 will be taking place in Dublin, Ireland on the 18th of February. Visit http://www.katsconf.com/ to register and for more information.

ClojureD will be taking place on the 25th of February, 2017, in Berlin, Germany. Visit www.clojured.de to get tickets and keep updated as more information becomes available.

BOB Konf is taking place the 24th of February 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Visit www.bobkonf.de for more information about the conference.

ElixirDaze is coming up on March 2nd and 3rd. With keynotes by Prag Dave Thomas and Saša Jurić, make sure to visit www.elixirdaze.com for more information and to register.

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event March 27-30th, 2017. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

Erlang & Elixir Factory 2017 is on the 23rd and 24th of March. Visit www.erlang-factory.com/sfbay2017 for more information.

flatMap(Oslo) is a FP-conference with focus on Scala and the JVM, taking place on May 2nd and 3rd in Oslo, Norway. Please go to http://2017.flatmap.no/cfp/ to learn more.

Elm Europe will be taking place June 8th and 9th in Paris, France. Visit http://elmeurope.org/ 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.

Topics [@4:27]

About Ody
.NET
Java
PHP
F#
JavaScript as first expose to functional programming
Yan Cui on .NET Rocks!
Yan Cui on Episode 63
Rachel Reese
Don Syme
Joe Albahari – Programming With Purity
Haskell
What “clicked” about functional programming after watching Joe Albahari’s presentation
Unknowingly implementing a monad to deal with errors
LINQ
Scott Wlashcin’s series on Computation Expressions
Starting to look into Haskell
Haskell Tutorial: Learn Haskell in One Video
Picking up F#
Scott Nimrod’s video with Ody
Why your F# evangelism isn’t working
“Use all the tools you are using now. Your skills are not wasted.”
What helped sell F# to co-workers
Domain Specific Languages in F#
Akka.NET
Akka
Scala
Using Akka.NET and F# together
Application as the source of truth
Immutable databases
“How come we have tools like source control where we never lose code, but we can lose data?”
Datomic
EventStore
Event Sourcing
Local community and interest with F#
.NET Core
Hope that .NET Core can help increase F# adoption

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

Functional Geekery Episode 80 – Edgar Aroutiounian

In this episode I talk with Edgar Aroutiounian. We talk his introduction to OCaml, OCaml inter-op with other languages, some of the things in the works for OCaml, and more.

Our Guest, Edgar Aroutiounian

@EdgarArout on Twitter
fxfactorial on Github
http://hyegar.com/
Edgar’s YouTube Channel

Announcements

f(by) is coming up on the 10th of December in Minsk, Belarus. Visit http://fby.by to find out more and to register.

Lambda Days will be taking place again on the 9th and 10th of February 2017. Visit www.lambdadays.org to submit your talk and keep updated as more information becomes available.

Kats Conf 2 will be taking place in Dublin, Ireland on the 18th of February. Visit http://www.katsconf.com/ to register and for more information.

ClojureD will be taking place on the 25th of February, 2017, in Berlin, Germany. Visit www.clojured.de to get tickets and keep updated as more information becomes available.

BOB Konf is taking place the 24th of February 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Visit www.bobkonf.de for more information about the conference.

ElixirDaze is coming up on March 2nd and 3rd. With keynotes by Prag Dave Thomas and Saša Jurić, make sure to visit www.elixirdaze.com for more information and to register.

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event March 27-30th, 2017. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

Erlang & Elixir Factory 2017 is on the 23rd and 24th of March. Visit www.erlang-factory.com/sfbay2017 for more information.

flatMap(Oslo) is a FP-conference with focus on Scala and the JVM, taking place on May 2nd and 3rd in Oslo, Norway. Please go to http://2017.flatmap.no/cfp/ to learn more.

Elm Europe will be taking place June 8th and 9th in Paris, France. Visit http://elmeurope.org/ 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.

Topics [@4:32]

About Edgar
Python
Hacking a Economics Master’s program to take Computer Science Courses
OCaml
Solvuu
What started Edgar looking into functional programming
“One year into coding, the type error seemed stupid”
Merlin
Introduction to Functional Programming with OCaml MOOC
White space sensitive languages
Refactoring in OCaml
Lessons learned from production OCaml software
OCaml Module System
Failure Conditions
Multiple Backends for OCaml
Js_of_ocaml
OCaml features creeping into JavaScript and other languages
ReasonML
Designing for targeting different backends
OCaml C Foreign Function Interface
CTypes
Going back to working in dynamically typed languages
Flow for type checking
Haskell vs OCaml
Last time Edgar tried Haskell
Hakyll
What about OCaml that makes Edgar excited to sell its usage
utop
OCaml Reddit
OCaml IRC
Opam
OCaml.org
Real World Haskell
Real World OCaml
What the future is looking like in OCaml
OCaml Mailing lists

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

Functional Geekery Episode 79 – Lennart Fridén

In this episode I talk with Lennart Fridén. We talk his entry into Elixir, working to help build the Stockholm Elixir group, his Journeyman Tour, Mob Programming, and more.

Our Guest, Lennart Fridén

@DevLCSC on Twitter
DevL on Github
http://codecoupled.org/

Sponsors

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Announcements

f(by) is coming up on the 10th of December in Minsk, Belarus. Visit http://fby.by to find out more and to register.

Lambda Days will be taking place again on the 9th and 10th of February 2017. Visit www.lambdadays.org to submit your talk and keep updated as more information becomes available.

Kats Conf 2 will be taking place in Dublin, Ireland on the 18th of February. Visit http://www.katsconf.com/ to register and for more information.

ClojureD will be taking place on the 25th of February, 2017, in Berlin, Germany. Visit www.clojured.de to get tickets and keep updated as more information becomes available.

BOB Konf is taking place the 24th of February 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Visit www.bobkonf.de for more information about the conference.

ElixirDaze is coming up on March 2nd and 3rd. With keynotes by Prag Dave Thomas and Saša Jurić, make sure to visit www.elixirdaze.com for more information and to register.

Destination Code, a new unconference starting in Utah, is having its inaugural event March 27-30th, 2017. Visit http://www.destination.codes/ to find out more.

Erlang & Elixir Factory 2017 is on the 23rd and 24th of March. Visit www.erlang-factory.com/sfbay2017 for more information.

flatMap(Oslo) is a FP-conference with focus on Scala and the JVM, taking place on May 2nd and 3rd in Oslo, Norway. Please go to http://2017.flatmap.no/cfp/ to learn more.

Elm Europe will be taking place June 8th and 9th in Paris, France. Visit http://elmeurope.org/ 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.

Topics

About Lennart
Stockholm Elixir Meetup Group
Lennart mini-interview at ElixirConf 2015
How Lennart came to Elixir
C as a high level language coming from Assembly
General enthusiasm around Elixir regardless of when one came from
“There’s an intrinsic fun in going deeper”
Elixir as the language of the year
The Pragmatic Programmer
Erlang on Xen [Ling]
Lennart’s presentation at ElixirConf 2015
Being called up to the Principle’s Office by Björn Gustavsson
Building a community with the Stockholm Elixir group
Go Language
Rust
Clojure
Importance of getting people involved early
“You don’t have to be a Joe Armstrong, or Robert Virding to talk about the language”
Overview of Lennart’s Journeyman Tour
“I got to go in knowing a lot less [than the teams I worked with]”
Lennart’s announcement blog post
Mob Programming
Woody Zuill
“Pair programming on steroids”
Creating a Key-Value store as a mob exercise for a user group meeting
Lennart on Elixir Fountain
Mob Programming sessions to show off Elixir
Mob Programming to spur excitement more than just a presentation
Mob programming as a Trojan Horse […] to show off Elixir
“The more you work with people, the closer you work with people, the more interesting they become”
Klarna
Erlang and Elixir and shared environment and community
LFE (Lisp Flavoured Erlang)
Mob Programming Conference in Boston on April 6th and 7th
Agile Games
Lennart’s Blog
Elixir Conference Europe
Elixir Conference US in Bellevue, Washington
Erlang User Conference

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