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Teaching an old dog new tricks: wrapping an imperative API in a functional one

14th March 2014 in London at Skills Matter

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Not so much "standing on the shoulders of giants" as skulking behind them with a notebook and a pen, this talk will demonstrate the construction of a functional Scala DSL to interact with a bespoke Java data source API using a real-life case study.

Implement trampolining IO! Traverse to your heart's content! Say "Applicative functor" like you know what it means! You know you want to.

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Teaching an old dog new tricks: wrapping an imperative API in a functional one

Chris Marshall

Chris Marshall (@oxbow_lakes) is one of the 22 scala gold-badged users on StackOverflow, although he is unique in being the only undeserving recipient.

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467731647 640

Not so much "standing on the shoulders of giants" as skulking behind them with a notebook and a pen, this talk will demonstrate the construction of a functional Scala DSL to interact with a bespoke Java data source API using a real-life case study.

Implement trampolining IO! Traverse to your heart's content! Say "Applicative functor" like you know what it means! You know you want to.

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:

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Teaching an old dog new tricks: wrapping an imperative API in a functional one

Chris Marshall

Chris Marshall (@oxbow_lakes) is one of the 22 scala gold-badged users on StackOverflow, although he is unique in being the only undeserving recipient.