[LRUG] The October meeting, what to do?

Tim Cowlishaw tim at timcowlishaw.co.uk
Fri Sep 18 06:27:04 PDT 2009

On 18 Sep 2009, at 14:20, Tom Stuart wrote:
> During the dojo I was surprised by how many people (both Ruby  
> newbies and "Rails not Ruby" programmers) were asking questions  
> about Enumerable, e.g. what map/inject/zip etc do. I'd be happy to  
> give a quick talk about this, ideally as the thin end of a larger  
> wedge-shaped rant about programming in a functional style, if the  
> demand is there.

Yes please! I've been learning haskell recently and am amazed at how  
much of my Ruby code seems to become quite 'Haskellish' as a result -  
lots of manipulation of lists rather than procedural style, which to  
me seems infinitely more readable but many Ruby devs seem to  
disagree :-)



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