BFPG Meetup - February
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.