Tag: Functional programming
Posted on August 25, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length short
Short explanation focusing on gRPC and it's implementation in Akka (Scala). gRPC is a transport mechanism for request / response and (non-persistent) streaming use cases. Akka gRPC is Open Source and available under the Apache 2 License.
Benchmarking Functional Error Handling in Scala
Posted on August 19, 2019, Level advanced Resource Length long
Conventional wisdom has it that using too many functional abstractions in Scala is detrimental to overall program performance. Yet, these abstractions are an immense help if you want to write clean and abstract code. in depth article by Marcin Rzeźnicki.
Exercises in programming style: FP & I/O
Posted on August 10, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
The article in which author explores one of the foundation of Functional Programming, I/O and how to cope with it. Written by Nicolas Fränkel a developer advocate with 15+ years experience consulting for many different customers.
Golang tutorial for Node.js developers: Getting started
Posted on July 27, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
A tutorial series, which covers the basics of getting started with the Go language, while building an app and exposing it through a REST, GraphQL and GRPC API together. By Tamas Kadlecsik (@tamaskadlecsik); CEO of RisingStack.
Ten years of Erlang
Posted on July 26, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
The experience and opinion on Erlang form developer joining Erlang community about 10 years ago. The author covers a few things such as hype phases and how this related to Erlang, the ladder of ideas within the language and how that can impact adoption, what changed in his ten years here, and he'll finish up with what he thinks Erlang still has to bring to the programming community at large.
Home grown IoT - simple DevOps
Posted on July 20, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
The guide by Aaron Powell on topic of IoT and DevOps. When it comes to CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment) for IoT projects it can feel a bit daunting, you've got this tiny little computer that you're trying to get stuff onto, it's not just "the cloud" that you're targeting. This is part 7 in series of 8 articles.
The Hows, Whats, and Whys of Elixir Telemetry
Posted on July 18, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
An article by Samuel Mullen in which author looks at the collecting and measuring data about their processes and applications. "What gets measured gets managed -- even when it's pointless to measure and manage it, and even if it harms the purpose of the organisation to do so."
Setup vim for elixir development
Posted on July 9, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length short
A guide by Amirali Esmaeili for developers programming in Elixir. As the title says, it's not a topic about choosing suitable editor / IDE for elixir development, you love vim and ofcourse elixir and all you need is a simple guide get a nice, fast and productive environment for elixir development in vim.
Posted on July 6, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Lessons learned while writing a Haskell application
Posted on June 24, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Gabriel Volpe in this article writes about his experience with Haskell. He introduced Haskell at his last job and wanted to put into practice all the stuff he learned: take the good, leave the bad.
Distributed systems with RabbitMQ
Posted on June 5, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
In this article we're going to talk about the benefits of distributed systems and how to move to distributed systems using RabbitMQ. Then we will learn the fundamentals of RabbitMQ and how to interact with it using Python. Written by Denis Orehovsky.
OOP vs. functional programming. The pursuit of extensibility
Posted on March 17, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Adam Gajek about his experience with Scala programming language and about criticism about its mixed Functional and Object-Oriented Programming nature. He decided to compare both approaches in terms of extensibility based on the Expression Problem formalized by Computer Science Professor, Philip Wadler, who greatly contributed to the development of Functional Programming.