Functional programming sounds good on paper (see The NOOO Manifesto http://notonlyoo.org/) but how is it possible to create a domain model for a business problem without using classes, mutability, inheritance, virtual methods or nulls?
Lets take a typical business problem and try to create a different kind of domain model using functions, types, immutability, composition and higher order functions. Join a white-knuckle ride of design tensions as we use the functional features of F# in anger on a real-world problem.
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Simon Cousins is a software developer actively applying muti-paradigm programming techniques to solve complex problems within enterprise applications.