Functional Programming Basics for Junior Developers

Feb 15, 2023, 7:00 – 8:00 PM


Join CFI's series of digital meet-ups where we simplify some of the most common (and terrifyingly confusing) terms within coding! This week we'll break down functional programming!

Computer Science

About this event

Welcome to our digital series '____: What Are Those?!?!?! And Other Scary Coding Acronyms.' This week, our co-leader and 5g software engineer of Ericsson, Madisen Whitfield, will try and simplify functional programming by explaining:

  • What is a Functional Programming language (FPL)

  • Why/where FPL's are used?

  • How do FPL's differ from other types of languages

  • Code comparison

  • How to think in a functional way

  • FPL general concepts

  • Additional resources for learning more about FPLs

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Wednesday, February 15, 2023
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM UTC




  • Brittany Villegas

    Founder, Co-Leader, Junior Software Engineer

  • Matt Smith

    Co-Leader, Senior Software Engineer

  • Madisen Whitfield

    Co-Leader, Software Developer

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