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BFPG Meetup - February

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Let's get BFPG meeting again. I asked the library for a free evening, and this is the one they gave me. I'll give a talk to kick things off and can discuss alternate places and times for future months.

Jack Kelly: Everything looks like a function these days
I've started noticing many pieces of data in my programs that basically serve as functions: a data type like `data Match a = Anything | This a` can be interpreted as a subset of functions `Eq a => a -> Bool`, witnessed by the function `match :: Eq a => Match a -> a -> Bool`. We'll look at the connection between functions and data in a few different ways, focusing more on practical implications than theoretical ones.

1800: Welcome and setup
1830: Talk - "Everything looks like a function these days"
1900: Q&A, planning for future events (timing, venue, topics, &etc.)
No later than 2030: Pack down and exit (booking ends 2100)

Food will not be available at the library. If there's interest, we'll find a nearby pub to continue discussion.

If you can't make it because there's another FP-adjacent meetup on (e.g., Elm, Lisp, Erlang, Elixir, Rust, Scala), please comment so we can try to plan around it in future months.

Brisbane Functional Programming Group (BFPG)
Brisbane Functional Programming Group (BFPG)
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266 George St · Brisbane City, QL
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