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C9 Lectures: Dr. Erik Meijer  Functional Programming Fundamentals, Chapter 2 of 13
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(38)In Chapter 2, Dr. Meijer introduces Haskell syntax and notation (via a Haskell implementation called Hugs, to be precise, which is based on Haskell 98) and we learn about the Haskell syntax that represents the fundamental construct of functional programming:functions. It's not like you're used to in… 
C9 Lectures: Dr. Erik Meijer  Functional Programming Fundamentals, Chapter 1 of 13
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(62)Welcome to a new technical series on Channel 9 folded into a different kind of 9 format: C9 Lectures. These are what you think they are, lectures. They are not conversational in nature (like most of what you're used to on 9), but rather these pieces are entirely focused on education, coming to you… 
Tao Liu: F# Design Patterns
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(40)Tao Liu, an engineer on the F# team, explains (and demonstrates) the importance and value of design patterns for F#. Many programmers who work on large or complex software systems are accustomed to employing design patterns in the development of these systems. For experienced C# developers wanting… 
Erik Meijer and Matthew Podwysocki  Perspectives on Functional Programming
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(7)Matthew Podwysocki is a senior consultant for Microsoft platform technologies in the D.C. area. He's been programming since he was a child and has a particular interest and passion for functional programming. Functional programming is all the rage these days. General purpose imperative… 
C9 Lectures: Dr. Erik Meijer  Functional Programming Fundamentals Chapter 7 of 13
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(15)In Chapter 7, Dr. Meijer teaches us about HigherOrder Functions. A function is called higherorder if it takes a function as an argument and returns a function as a result:twice :: (a > a) > a > atwice f x = f (f x)The function twice above is higher order because it takes a function… 
Being Fluent, Fluid and Functional with Monads.net
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(2)Today's project, monads.net by Sergey Zwezdin, is brought to us by a post from Ryan Skurkis. Do you really like writing If after If after If? && after && after  after ? Do you really like writing that same event method? Do you really like writing all that usual exception handling… 
E2E: Erik Meijer and Burton Smith  Concurrency, Parallelism and Programming
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(15)The great Burton Smith, Microsoft Technical Fellow and an international leader in highperformance computer architecture and programming languages for parallel computing joins functional programming purist and language design guru Erik Meijer to discuss several major themes of parallel computing… 
C9 Lectures: Dr. Erik Meijer  Functional Programming Fundamentals Chapter 6 of 13
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(15)In Chapter 6, Dr. Meijer guides us through the world of recursive functions. In Haskell, functions can be defined in terms of themselves. Such functions are called recursive. For example: factorial 0 = 1factorial (n+1) = (n+1) * factorial nfactorial maps 0 to 1, and any other positive… 
C9 Lectures: Dr. Erik Meijer  Functional Programming Fundamentals Chapter 5 of 13
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(21)In Chapter 5, Dr. Meijer introduces and digs into List Comprehensions. In mathematics, comprehension notation is used to construct new sets from old sets. In Haskell, you can create new lists from old lists using a similarcomprehension syntax:[x^2  x < [1..5]]The above notation represents the… 
C9 Lectures: Dr. Erik Meijer  Functional Programming Fundamentals Chapter 4 of 13
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(19)In Chapter 4, Dr. Meijer teaches us about the art and practice of defining functions. Functions can be defined using conditional expressions and in Haskell conditional expressions must always have an else clause. Functions can also be defined using guarded equations and pattern matching. You will…