17:45 doors open
18:00 - 19:00 walk-in, food & drinks
19:00 - 20:00 Josef Starýchfojtů - Functional programming in C#
20:00 - 21:00 Mikhail Shilkov - Why F#
21:00 - 21:45 chat & drinks
21:45 doors closing
Functional programming in C#
Functional programming has much to offer, but in time when we face and lack of developers, it is very challenging to find a lot of F #, Scala or Haskell developers. In this talk, we will slowly incorporate the main benefits of functional programming into C # with a much easier learning curve to functional concepts opposed to starting in purely functional languages as an OOP programmer.
Bio: Josef Starýchfojtů
Josef is a passionate functional programmer from Prague and loves to share his knowledge at conferences and meetups. He works at Mews (https://www.mews.com/) as the Tech Lead of infrastructure and architecture.
You can find him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/JStarychfojtu, Github https://github.com/starychfojtu, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/starychfojtu
This talk is a gentle introduction to F#. We will look at some important concepts of functional programming, and learn why they are getting more adoption in the modern software industry. We will discuss F# as a functional-first language in .NET ecosystem, why it simplifies the functional style of programming, and how learning F# will make your C# code better too.
Bio: Mikhail Shilkov
Mikhail Shilkov is a Microsoft Azure MVP, Russian ex-pat living in the Netherlands. He is passionate about cloud technologies, functional programming and the intersection of the two.
In his spare time, you can find him answering “azure-functions” questions on StackOverflow, tweeting as @MikhailShilkov about serverless, blogging about functional programming at https://mikhail.io, or presenting the stories of serverless and functional adoption at conferences and meetups.
We may photograph or film speakers and attendees for use in online or printed promotions. By virtue of your attendance, you grant us the right to take such photos or videos and to use your likeness in such materials.