Join us for the very first meetup of Functional Programming for the Web!
We'll be streaming the event live here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCql4G1MuPo
6:30- Doors open for food and drinks
7:00- Intro 7:10- 2 or 3 speakers each with 20 minutes to talk followed by Q&A
8:30/ 9:00- Everyone is welcome to stay for some more drinks
The Functional Landscape
Joe Stanton, Red Badger
A practical introduction to functional programming
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The immutable truth
Viktor Charypar, Red Badger
Immutable data structures are an integral part of pure functional programming. Viktor will introduce the
F# is a cross-platform, open-source functional-first programming language. In this talk, Tomas will do a quick introduction to F# and show some of the interesting F# features. You'll see how to easily process JSON and XML data and how to publish your results as a web site using a lightweight web server called Suave.