Functional Programming (FP) has become popular as the most robust way to write concurrent applications. Functional ideas improve code in other ways, like reducing coupling between “elements” and eliminating some “surprises” that occur when objects are mutable. We’ll discuss the key ideas in functional programming and the functional features that Ruby already supports. We’ll describe how best to use these features and how to work around the missing functional features.

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WindyCityRails 2009

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Date held: Sat, Sept 12, 2009
Details: WindyCityRails.org

WindyCityRails is an annual gathering for all who are passionate about Ruby on Rails. The conference is produced by ChicagoRuby, a group of Ruby on Rails enthusiasts with events in downtown…


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Date held: Sat, Sept 12, 2009
Details: WindyCityRails.org

WindyCityRails is an annual gathering for all who are passionate about Ruby on Rails. The conference is produced by ChicagoRuby, a group of Ruby on Rails enthusiasts with events in downtown Chicago and in the suburbs.

Building a team? Looking to join a team? Visit the Chicago Ruby Job Board: jobs.chicagoruby.org.

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