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Renato Byrro • Edited on

Hum, interesting perspective. That indeed makes a lot of sense!

I see many developers adopting functional with a purist view of it. This word - pure - is even part of the paradigm vocabulary. 😄 So I'm interested in getting deeper into the benefits of an entirely functional system, understanding why folks like it so much. In a practical way. Comparing codes in both ways and having better grasp of why one is better than the other.

But I do like the idea of a mixed approach. We all apply it to some extent, actually, without thinking conceptually as functional.

Looking forward to your next articles! 👏

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Kevin Smith 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Author • Edited on

It might be a while before I get round to writing about purely functional languages - in the meantime some good resources are:

Learn you a Haskell - nice intro to Haskell.

Programming Languages, Part A - free course from University of Washington, using Standard ML.