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A Design Pattern Question for Functional Programers
Functional programing is getting the presses in mainstream. I ran
across this dialogue where a imperative coder was trying to get into
functional programing:

A: What are the design patterns that help structure functional
systems?

B: Design patterns? Hey everyone, look at the muggle try to get the
wand to work!

from:
〈Code Watch: Functional programming's smugness problem〉 (2012-04-16)
By By Larry O'brien. @ http://www.sdtimes.com/content/article.aspx?ArticleID=36534

hi, my dearly beloved C++ java perl python hackers, design pattern
your mom!

further readings:

〈Why Software Suck〉
http://xahlee.org/UnixResource_dir/writ/why_software_suck.html

〈What is a Tech Geeker?〉
http://xahlee.org/UnixResource_dir/writ/tech_geeker.html

〈Book Review: Patterns of Software〉
http://xahlee.org/PageTwo_dir/Personal_dir/bookReviewRichardGabriel.html

〈Are You Intelligent Enough to Understand HTML5?〉
http://xahlee.org/UnixResource_dir/writ/html5_vs_intelligence.html

Xah
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