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YOW! DepthFirst Workshop 2017 - Melbourne - Tony Morris, Introduction to Functional Programming - Nov 29

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Wednesday, 29 November 2017 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (AEDT)

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YOW! Melbourne Workshop

 

Introduction to Functional Programming

with Tony Morris

 

We will be spending the day learning the fundamentals of Functional Programming (FP) using the Haskell programming language. The exercise material will be a condensed selection of the Data61/CSIRO Functional Programming course[^1] which is often expanded to run over three days. Participants should expect to achieve a thorough introductory understanding of the meaning and practical applications of FP. We will learn what "monad" means, and how to exploit this concept for its practical advantage in everyday programming.
This one-day session is targeted to experienced industry programmers who are looking to break into Functional Programming and develop the skills and techniques that enable continued independent study. A refresher on Haskell syntax will be provided, however, to obtain the best outcome for the day, it is also recommended to practice with the syntax and development tools prior.

You will be required to bring a suitable development machine for working through the exercises. You will also need to install Glasgow Haskell Compiler[^2] version 7.8 or higher on that machine prior to the day. You will also need to have a copy (or fork) of the FP course material repository[^1] on the machine.

[^1]: https://github.com/data61/fp-course (formerly NICTA/course) [^2]: http://www.haskell.org/ghc/

 

 

Workshop Requirements

  • One laptop with GHC 7.8 (or higher) and a preferred text editor.
  • An internet connection

 

 

Workshop Schedule

8:30 – 9:00 am Registration and arrival tea/coffee 
9:00am  Workshop begins
10:30 - 10:55 am Morning Tea (included)
12:30 - 1:25 pm Lunch (included)
3:15 - 3:30 pm Afternoon Tea (included)
5:00 pm Workshop ends

 

 Please note times may vary at the workshop facilitator's discretion.


 

About the Speaker

Tony MorrisTony Morris leads the programming team at the Queensland Functional Programming Lab, under Data61/CSIRO, located in Brisbane, Australia. Tony has been deploying functional programming solutions for over 10 years, using the Haskell and Scala programming languages primarily. Tony teaches functional programming at the tertiary level and for professional programmers with a view toward producing a viable commercial result.

Tony takes a fastidious, principled approach to functional programming both when deployed in practice and when in a learning environment to ensure maximum yield from the effort. He generally uses the Haskell programming language for professional work, but has also been known to write papers using the Scala programming language.

 

 

 

 

 

This Workshop is part of the YOW! Workshop December series. 

YOW! runs a series of Workshops in conjuction with YOW! 2017 Conference in December. Set in a more intimate environment than our conferences, the workshops are a unique opportunity to get up close and learn from international and national experts while they're available. 

Check out all YOW! December Workshops

Following this Melbourne Workshops is the YOW! 2017 Melbourne Conference, 30 November - 1 December 2017.




What else is coming up? 

CTO Summit

Melbourne 29 December | Sydney 6 December 2017

The CTO Summit is about open dialogue and sharing successes and challenges with peers. The one day conference is packed with insightful talks containing the latest tricks, hacks and shortcuts that companies use to successfully build and run engineering teams.  

 


 

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Contact the sponsorship team to request a copy of our sponsorship package or for more details on how we can tailor a specific package for your needs.

 

Transfer, Cancellation and Refunds 

In the event that you have booked for the conference or workshops and are unable to attend, you may send another person to attend in your place provided you inform YOW! organisers of the change not less than 72 hours prior to the conference or workshops. Please see our full terms and conditions.

  

For more information, visit yowconference.com.au or contact info@yowconference.com

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Cliftons Melbourne
Level 1, 440 Collins St
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Australia

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (AEDT)


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