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functionalconf: anyone submitting talk proposals?

functionalconf: anyone submitting talk proposals?

From:
Ramakrishnan Muthukrishnan
Date:
2014-06-12 @ 03:20
Anyone planning to submit a talk proposal for the Functional Conf?

-- 
  Ramakrishnan

Re: [bangalorehaskell] functionalconf: anyone submitting talk proposals?

From:
Steven Deobald
Date:
2014-06-13 @ 07:34
I keep thinking about it... though I'm not sure what I'd speak about. I've
spent a couple years of my career writing Clojure, but Clojure is
"functional" for exactly zero definition of "functional" I've ever read
anyway. ;)

Production Clojure tends to have purely-functional aspects but I don't feel
I necessarily employ them all that much in the apps I write. It's real
utility often comes from a highly generic type system (vectors and maps are
all you need 95% of the time) and Java interop... neither of which have
much to do with being a semi-functional language.

My other experience in the FP world is too thin.

I'm curious about the other side of the coin. If you guys attended Fuconf,
what's a talk you'd love to see?

Steven Deobald -- ⌀ -- nilenso.com


On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 8:50 AM, Ramakrishnan Muthukrishnan <
ram@rkrishnan.org> wrote:

> Anyone planning to submit a talk proposal for the Functional Conf?
>
> --
>   Ramakrishnan
>

Re: [bangalorehaskell] functionalconf: anyone submitting talk proposals?

From:
Ramakrishnan Muthukrishnan
Date:
2014-06-13 @ 08:05
Often FP languages (and Lisp in particular) is said to be a "beating
the averages" language. Since you folks are one of the few in India to
employ a lisp in production, I would love to see some kind of an
"experience report" (like a CUFP-style talk).



Thanks

Ramakrishnan



On Fri, Jun 13, 2014, at 01:04 PM, Steven Deobald wrote:

I keep thinking about it... though I'm not sure what I'd speak about.
I've spent a couple years of my career writing Clojure, but Clojure is
"functional" for exactly zero definition of "functional" I've ever read
anyway. ;)

Production Clojure tends to have purely-functional aspects but I don't
feel I necessarily employ them all that much in the apps I write. It's
real utility often comes from a highly generic type system (vectors and
maps are all you need 95% of the time) and Java interop... neither of
which have much to do with being a semi-functional language.

My other experience in the FP world is too thin.

I'm curious about the other side of the coin. If you guys attended
Fuconf, what's a talk you'd love to see?


Steven Deobald -- ⌀ -- [1]nilenso.com


On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 8:50 AM, Ramakrishnan Muthukrishnan
<[2]ram@rkrishnan.org> wrote:

Anyone planning to submit a talk proposal for the Functional Conf?



--

  Ramakrishnan




--
Ramakrishnan

References

1. http://nilenso.com/
2. mailto:ram@rkrishnan.org

Re: [bangalorehaskell] functionalconf: anyone submitting talk proposals?

From:
Pradip Caulagi
Date:
2014-06-13 @ 14:14
On Friday 13 June 2014 01:04 PM, Steven Deobald wrote:
>
> I'm curious about the other side of the coin. If you guys attended
> Fuconf, what's a talk you'd love to see?

Another would be a talk on monads and how to use it in practice and what 
kind of problems can be solved naturally with them.  I was surprised 
when I saw this paper which discusses how to use monads with JavaScript 
- http://www.cs.umd.edu/projects/PL/arrowlets/

--
Pradip P Caulagi
http://caulagi.com

Re: [bangalorehaskell] functionalconf: anyone submitting talk proposals?

From:
Pradip Caulagi
Date:
2014-06-13 @ 13:55
On Friday 13 June 2014 01:04 PM, Steven Deobald wrote:
>
> I'm curious about the other side of the coin. If you guys attended
> Fuconf, what's a talk you'd love to see?

One talk I would find interesting would be to understand how to write 
concurrent programs like a simple webserver.

Also, like Rama said, it would be interesting to hear experience reports 
on how Clojure could lead to lead to faster/better solutions.

-- 
Pradip P Caulagi
http://caulagi.com