Andreas Pauley will be giving us an introduction to functional programming: what it is in essence, how it differs from object-oriented programming and what the benefits are.
Andreas founded a functional programming user group called Lambda Luminaries. (http://www.meetup.com/lambda-luminaries/) His development background is in Python and Smalltalk. He is currently working as an Erlang developer.
Time: 25/06/[masked]:30 for 18:00
Location: Chillroom – Internet Solutions – Le Mans Building – The Campus – Cnr Sloane and Main
17:30 – 18:30 Drinks and pizza :)
18:30 – 19:30 Presentation
19:30 onward networking and more drinks…
There's been a change in sponsor for Monday's JUG. Pattern Matched Technologies will now be sponsoring the event:
Pattern Matched Technologies (PMT) has become a serious player in the telecommunications industry, focusing on bespoke application development and hosted, or full-ownership solutions. Their core offering is Convergent Voucher and Real-Time Distribution Solutions ™ all in the Mobile- Value, Commerce and Payments arena for retail, banking and MNO clients. The company prides itself on Powering Interoperable GSM and Financial Transactional Solutions ™.
I hope to see you all there!