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mortoray

Over 20 years of programming. From video games to communications; science to finance; compilers to business processes. Too many languages to even track anymore.

Here's looking to another 20 years towards mastery of the craft.

What is functional programming?

Three key concepts comprise the essence of functional programming: first-class functions, pure functions, and immutable data. Together they express a fundamental architectural paradigm on how units of code interact with each other. […]