What is functional programming? Why is it important? Is it the future? In this talk Uncle Bob walks through the basics of functional programming using Clojure as the demonstration language. Students will learn the fundamentals of immutability, compose-ability, and referential transparency. And besides that, we’ll all have a bit of fun looking at some cool code.
Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob)
Mr. Martin has been a programmer since 1970. He is a co-founder of cleancoders.com, offering on-line video training for software developers.
He is the founder of Uncle Bob Consulting LLC, offering software consulting, training, and skill development services to major corporations worldwide. He served as the Master Craftsman at 8th Light inc, a Chicago based Software Consulting firm.
Mr. Martin has published dozens of articles in various trade journals, and is a regular speaker at international conferences and trade shows.
He is also the creator of the acclaimed educational Clean Code video series at cleancoders.com.
Mr. Martin has authored and edited many books including:
Designing Object Oriented C++ Applications using the Booch Method
Patterns Languages of Program Design 3
More C++ Gems
Extreme Programming in Practice
Agile Software Development: Principles, Patterns, and Practices.
Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C#
UML for Java Programmers
The Clean Coder
A leader in the industry of software development, Mr. Martin served three years as the editor-in-chief of the C++ Report, and he served as the first chairman of the Agile Alliance.