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Functional Programming Concepts for Imperative Programmers

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Inaugural presentation on functional programming for the JaxFunc meetup.

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  • 1.Functional Programming Concepts
    for Imperative Programmers
    Imperatively Functional
    chrislewis / [email protected]
    http://twitter.com/burningodzilla
    http://github.com/chrislewis

2. Origins: The -Calculus
3. Origins: The -Calculus

  • Developed at Princeton in the 1930s by Alonzo Church (and others).

4. Formal system for function definition, application, and recursion. 5. Not focused on the physical world, but abstract problems about computation.

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