You Should Learn Functional Programming in 2018

Allan MacGregor 🇨🇦 on June 04, 2018

Functional programming has been around for a very long time, starting in the 50's with the introduction of the Lisp programming language; and if yo... [Read Full]
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Thanks for writing this. I started playing with Elixir soon after learning my first language, Ruby. The community was amazing and still is. While I do most of my day-to-day work in Ruby and PHP, I look forward to the next project I can use Elixir and Phoenix for.

Anyone who is familiar with Ruby should find Elixir a joy.


Well i m fascinated by the functional programming paradigm but I m still not sure which language has the best market Elixir,Haskell,Erlang....????


Can you elaborate on what you mean by market and in what context?


I mean usescases and industry demands??
I have heard scala is quite popular but I am not much into it
I find Haskell good but then people say its academic & low on industry
Is that true?


I'm taking baby steps.
I got familiar with FP funcs by using Lodash in JS. Now I bought a book called FP in Go.
Haskell is on the long list, maybe in a few years 🤔

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