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Functional programming in Python: it's simpler than you thought


FP in Python: it's simpler than you thought by Dmitry Dolgov

Functional programming is a quite popular paradigm nowadays, but it suffers from a lot of myths and misunderstandings around it. And one of them is that functional programming can be applied only in few special languages, which is wrong. This paradigm is just a language agnostic way of thinking about your code. We will discuss pros and cons of applying it in case of Python:

Why do anyone need this at all? Since Python is a multi-paradigm language, what it already can provide for FP? Third-party libraries for FP in Python About the author: Dmitry Dolgov is a Passionate Python developer at Mindojo, PhD student, with interest in Haskell and experience in PostgreSQL development.


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