Functional Programming In Depth, part II:Python and Scala retrospection

This entry is part 15 of 19 in the series Programming Languages

This is the second article on functional programming. In the first one we talked about scala and the type inference system it brings in the Java Way of Life.

I played a bit with python functional howto, building a small game. Before starting I surfing for a bit of libraries and documentation.

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Clojure Review

This entry is part 2 of 19 in the series Programming Languages

Book review by Stefano Fago:
This book introduce one of most interesting  language of new wave of functional programming. You will find a complete overview of clojure language focusing in functional paradigm that can be the real obstacle for a standard developer. The author try to follow you on learning different subject with a lot of examples but sometimes it need more reflection and time to master some arguments and a syntax that may seems obscure. The book is a good starting point to introduce you to a new way of programming but also to learn some particulars aspect of Java. To consider a complete but not easy reading. However a book to have!