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October 24th and 25th, 2013. Paris, France

Purely Functional I/O

Pure functional programming allows us to write clean and modular code. But to write real programs, we have to interact with the outside world through I/O. Does this mean that we must resort to side-effects and abandon functional techniques? In this talk, we will see that the answer is exactly the contrary; side-effects make I/O harder, not easier.

We will discuss how to approach I/O from a purely functional perspective, explore the space of existing solutions, their benefits, and drawbacks

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Event type: Long session (42 minutes)

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Location: Room 1

Date / Time: Friday 10:15 - 11:15

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Runar Bjarnason

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