Are you tired of forgetting which keys go in which maps? Are your data transformation pipelines reaching trans-continental proportions? A smidgen of high school algebra may go a long way to eliminating your deeply nested headaches. In this talk, we will explore several functional programming concepts and techniques, lifted right out of high school algebra, that can deepen your functional programming skills and get you slicing your problems along new dimensions.
Eric Normand is a long time functional programmer excited to see it entering the mainstream. He loves teaching and cooking. You can learn Functional Programming from him at PurelyFunctional.tv and read his thoughts in The PurelyFunctional.tv Newsletter. If you visit him in New Orleans, you can meet his wife and daughter. He’ll even make you some gumbo if you tell him you’re coming.