FP for front-end development: should you care?


Functional programming is becoming pervasive in every branch of development, but why should you care? Can we reap the benefits of FP, if our job is to write web UIs? In this presentation, we'll see how FP fits into the front-end development picture and how we can leverage TypeScript to progressively migrate our codebases and start getting the most out of it.

Language: English

Level: Intermediate

Gabriele Petronella

Co-Founder & Software Engineer - buildo

Gabriele is co-founder of buildo, where he's a software engineer, working with Scala and JavaScript. He founded the Milanese UG about Scala, and he's an organizer of Scala Italy, the Italian conference on Scala. He holds a MSc in Computer Engineer from Politecnico di Milano and a MSc in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Chicago, where he also worked as a Research Assistant. In the - rare - free time, you'll find him on a plane or at the basketball court.

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