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Eric Normand

Eric Normand is a long time functional programmer, writer, and teacher. He teaches Clojure and Functional Programming at PurelyFunctional.tv.

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re: Intro to Property-Based Testing
Hey Jason, Sorry I didn't reply to this sooner. Be my gues...
re: Intro to Property-Based Testing
Hey Jason, Very nice article! I really like that you focu...
re: How to deal with evenings bursts of creativity?
This rings very true to me. When I feel like I'm making pro...
re: How to deal with evenings bursts of creativity?
I have this problem, too. In my youth, I'd have bouts of crea...
re: But the World is Mutable
Sure but that's just a way to express the same problem: if ...
re: But the World is Mutable
Software is not the real world and shouldn't try to replic...
re: But the World is Mutable
I like the idea in the Event Sourced community that mature ...
re: How to apply your coding skills to turn yourself into a self-made millionaire
I don't know if I want to be yet another internet business ...
re: How to apply your coding skills to turn yourself into a self-made millionaire
Hey Steff! Thanks for the post. I've been running my own ...
re: Programming Paradigms and the Procedural Paradox
Thanks!
re: Programming Paradigms and the Procedural Paradox
Hey Alex, Interesting discussion! I sympathize with this ...
re: Programming Paradigms and the Procedural Paradox
Woah! That's quite a statement! Thanks!
re: Immutable Paper
Yes! I love this question!
re: The Joy of Programming to Learn
Cool! How does coding help you learn more about yourself? I...
re: Immutable Paper
Rock on! I'm glad you get what I'm talking about.
re: Immutable Paper
I'm not sure if I know enough about the physics you're talk...
re: The Idea of Lisp
Awesome, Mel! I think Lisp will help you learn FP, but it ...
re: The Joy of Programming to Learn
Awesome! Creation is one of those simple joys in life that ...
re: Reasoning About Code
Hey there, You're absolutely right. Functional is not the ...
re: The Joy of Programming to Learn
Awesome!
re: What do I have to learn to be hirable in Clojure?
Thanks, Ben!
re: Can I do FP in my language?
I couldn't agree more! You're welcome!
re: Can I do FP in my language?
Elm is awesome for learning functional programming!
re: Can I do FP in my language?
What a blog that would be! Maybe we could start a new social ...
re: What is an abstraction?
Hey Ben, Thanks for the kind words. Abstraction is suprem...
re: What is an abstraction?
I really like that definition, too. Follow up question: do...
re: What is an abstraction?
Hey Kasey, Yeah, great examples. We tend to call those th...
re: The Bootstrapping Mindset
👍
re: Java may be verbose, but who cares?
Hey Dan, Great post! Years ago I was tired of people comp...
re: The broken promise of static typing
Hi Dan! Nice analysis. When you calculate bug density, is...
re: The Bootstrapping Mindset
Awesome, Ryan!
re: The Bootstrapping Mindset
I'm not sure. Does it mean that one day I won't have to wri...
re: The Bootstrapping Mindset
Yeah, as Alan Kay has said, there hasn't been a new computi...
re: The Bootstrapping Mindset
Thanks!
re: Which editor/IDE do you use and why?
Emacs.
re: The Idea of Lisp
Something like you have in assembly: a conditional GOTO tha...
re: The Idea of Lisp
By "gone" I mean "not hot" anymore.
re: The Idea of Lisp
Thanks for the clarifications and discussion. It's always g...
re: The Idea of Lisp
Another good one is ClojureScript for Skeptics by Derek Sla...
re: The Idea of Lisp
Thanks! Clojure on CLR just needs more work. Rich Hickey i...
re: The Idea of Lisp
What dialect of Lisp did you use? Are you sure it didn't ha...
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