Functional Programming in Perl 6

45 minutes



Perl 5 offers numerous ways of using the functional programming paradigm, as superbly shown by Mark Jason Dominus in his "Higher Order Perl" book. Perl 6 goes much further in this direction. I intend to show several examples where using the functional programming concepts can make your code shorter, clearer and more expressive. You can even make your Perl 6 code almost entirely functional, Lisp-, Haskell- or Scala-like, as some examples will show. 

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