30 Mar '13, 5pm

My final blog post for Pivotal Labs on the topic of functional programming:

This is the third and final part in a series I’m writing about lessons that can be learned from functional programming. Find the first part here and the slightly inflammatory second part here . So, long story short. This series of posts was not intended to be a diatribe against all forms of code that are not functional. Nor a rallying call for Pivotal Labs to abandon its traditional platforms in favor of writing everything in Haskell and Yesod . Instead, it was meant to begin with a playful poke at things we consider sacred , some exploration of the benefits of functional programming and what we can learn from emerging technologies and ideas. I feel that Pivotal has always been ahead of the curve in its technology choices and that it would be wise for us to give this crazy old concept a bit of a try. Unfortunately: I’m leaving Pivotal. So instead I’m going to link you to s...

Full article: http://pivotallabs.com/ahead-of-the-curve/

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