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More with Ted Neward
Ted Neward, ThoughtWorks, USA
Ted Neward is a consultant specializing in high-scale enterprise systems, working with clients ranging in size from Fortune 500 corporations to small 10-person shops. He is an authority in Java and .NET technologies, particularly in the areas of Java/.NET integration (both in-process and via integration tools like Web services), back-end enterprise software systems, and virtual machine/execution engine plumbing.
Busy Developer’s Guide to Functional Languages
Functional languages have become the new media darling in programming, and for many developers not familiar with them from their university days, the renewed interest seems mysterious and mind-boggling. What does a functional programming language offer that a traditional object-oriented language like Java or C# doesn’t? In this presentation, we will explore several different functional languages (Erlang, Scala, and Jaskell), their feature sets, and the ways that a functional language can be used to simplify programming. No prior experience with functional languages is necessary.