Keynote: Why Functional Programming Matters – John Hughes, Mary Sheeran (Lambda Days 2017) – YouTube


By Erlang Central | Published: March 9, 2017



http://www.lambdadays.org/lambdadays2017/john-hughes

25 years ago John Hughes published “Why Functional Programming Matters”, a manifesto for FP–but the subject is much older than that! In this talk we’ll take a deep dive into history to revisit our personal selection of highlights.