Functional Programming Through the Lens of a Philosopher & Linguist • Anjana Vakil • GOTO 2021

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This interview was recorded for GOTO Unscripted 2021. #GOTOcon #GOTOunscripted

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Anjana Vakil - Developer Advocate at Observable
Lars Jensen - Lead Developer at GOTO

00:00 Intro
01:21 From linguistics to programming
08:58 The human performance factor
13:13 Functional Programming
21:02 Benefits of programming in a functional way
25:18 Declutter your programming and learn new things
28:25 The adoption of Functional Programming (concepts)
33:30 Functional Programming for everyone?
45:48 Where to start?
52:56 Outro

Eric Normand • Grokking Simplicity •
Daniel Higginbotham • Clojure for the Brave and True •
Ulisses Almeida • Learn Functional Programming with Elixir •
Neal Ford • Functional Thinking • Petricek & Skeet • Real-World Functional Programming •
Venkat Subramaniam • Functional Programming in Java •
Cristian Salcescu • Functional Programming in JavaScript •
Richard Feldman • Elm in Action •
Jeremy Fairbank • Programming Elm •
Wolfgang Loder • Web Applications with Elm •
#FunctionalPrograming #Programming #Linguistics #Elixir #BEAM #BEAMvm #Elm #FP #Erlang #JS #Python #Scala #Fsharp

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