The Winnipeg Functional Programming Group meets every month to month and a half to discuss various topics in the field of Functional Programming. The group is language agnostic, and suitable for novice and experienced alike. WfPG is a great place to both learn about or expand and share your knowledge of functional programming. Our mandate is to create a friendly place to learn. If you've wanted to get into Functional Programming but have been turned off by various online communities, then this group provides the opportunity to learn face-to-face with those willing to help. All Developers are welcome, Java, Ruby, Scala, Python, Haskell, .NET, heck we'll even take you COBOL folk! All you need is a good attitude and you'll fit in just fine. The current location for our group is the Investors Group building at the corner of Portage Avenue and Memorial Blvd.

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Recent Meetups

  • March 31 · 5:30 PM

    F# |> I love (Why I love F#) with Amir Barylko

    6 Developers

    F# is a functional language based on OCAML for the .NET framework. Though it runs on Windows it can be run on other OS as well. The .NET user group is doing a... Learn more
  • November 1, 2012 · 5:45 PM

    Introduction to Erlang

    15 Developers | 4.50

    Ever wish threading and concurrency were easier to tackle? Want to build large scale highly available web applications? Want to turn all those raspberry pis you have... Learn more
  • June 13, 2012 · 5:30 PM

    Functional Features of Java8

    23 Developers | 4.50

    Did you know that Java will soon have it's syntax expanded to allow you to pass code blocks to functions (lambdas)?  It's true!  And guess what? Binary Compatible with... Learn more
  • April 19, 2012 · 5:30 PM

    Scheme Workshop

    13 Developers | 4.00 | 1 Photo

    Hello, long time no speak!  Kelsey Sala of Investors Group will be taking us on a tour of Scheme, which is a LISP dialect.  Personally my only exposure to LISP was one... Learn more
  • December 5, 2011 · 5:30 PM

    Learn Scala via Koans

    13 Developers | 4.50

    After much back-and-forth we've settled on a date for the Scala Koans session.  We couldn't get a date in November so the next meeting will be early December, on Monday... Learn more
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