Functional Programming Meets Web Application Development

If you're checking out functional programming, but are firming stuck in object oriented programming, then give Scala a try. Scala merges aspects of OOP and FP together into a cohesive and flexible language.

If you're a web application developer interested in functional programming, then you'll want to check out David Pollak's presentation on lift to the Bay Area Functional Programmers.

lift is a web framework written in Scala, using both functional programming and Scala's Actors, which enable heavily concurrent applications via lightweight (threadless) processes.

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