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Writing functional python

March 29, 2017 Leave a comment

The recent buzz surrounding Functional Programming (FP for short) is well deserved. Languages like Haskell and Clojure in use by big name companies such as Barclays Captial, Atlassian, and Walmart have helped FP ideas gain a major foothold in the industry. I am a Clojure hobbyist who has been interested in FP for some time so this is great news to me. But what exactly is FP, and why should a Python/Django programmer care? First, understanding FP will help you bring these sought-after ideas into your Python development. Second, you will quite likely begin to recognize instances where you have already been using these concepts, unknowingly!

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