Functional Programming with Eric Normand

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    React Native Radio | Episode 68

     

    Panel

    Nader Dabit

    Peter Piekarczyk

    Gant LaBorde

    Guests: Eric Normand

    Discussions and Questions:

     

    1:00

    Eric can you tell us about yourself and how you got into programming? What was functional programming 15 years ago?

    5:30

    Do you thing you would ever do a Javascript to Closure lesson? What does functionally javascript mean to you, as it is applicable to your work?

    20:00

    You mentioned high order functions, is that a functional programming language? Is Currying used in other languages? Nader ask about a feature to JavaScript.

    31:00

    Nader talks about adding a feature to Babel.

    38:00

    What does ML actually mean? Where did it come from? Have you looked into Reason?

    43:00

    Peter explains Reason, and how to use the programming language.

    47:40

    What is the most applicable functional language for a Javascript developer to acquire a job?

    50:00

    What is now your day to day work? Have you become a master at creating video tutorials?

    55:00

    Nader talks about the challenges in creating video tutorials, setup, and production.

     

    Picks

     

    Peter

    Javascript Allonge

    Gant

    Chain React Conference

     

    Nader

    Graph Cool

    Eric

    Refactoring in Collections