Functional Programming

Questions by Alex Lynham in September 2018

  • Who is already using functional programming languages? Which ones?
  • What are some of the core ideas in functional programming?
  • How does it compare to imperative or object-oriented programming?
  • What are the advantages?
  • What are the potential downsides?
  • What are some common pain points?
  • What problem domains is functional programming a good fit for?
  • What problem domains is it a less good fit for?
  • Is there any reason to use functional techniques in an OO language?
  • How does functional programming affect testability?
  • How does functional programming affect your architecture?
  • How can you teach, or learn functional programming?

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