There are two common questions we hear from outside the functional programming community: ‘What is functional programming?’, and ‘Why should I use it?’. I have struggled to find good answers to these questions. In this talk, we will look at the existing definition and I will present a formulation I’ve been working on that attempts […]
Eric Normand is a sought-after speaker who has spoken at conferences around the US and the world. He is also a frequent guest on podcasts.
Eric prepares his conference talks well in advance and rehearses 10-20 times. Compared to the typical programming conference talk, his talks are extremely polished. He also markets his upcoming talks on social media, and invests himself in the success of the conference.
Eric can speak on the topics of Functional Programming, Clojure and ClojureScript, Property-based Testing, and Concurrent Programming.
OSCON 2018 - Portland, Oregon - July 18, 2018
Do you want to create robust and composable abstractions? In this talk Eric Normand will present an iterative process to define the essence of a domain and build composability into the core. We will apply this process to the Processing graphics library to develop a composable vector graphics system.
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Past talks and podcast appearances
In this episode, we catch up with what I have been up to since last episode, talk re-frame in ClojureScript, my newsletter, Clojure SYNC, online community discussions, and more. Functional Geekery Episode 117 Transcript Steven Proctor: [00:03] Proctor here with some announcements before we get into this week’s episode. [00:04] The first LambdUp, a meeting […]
I joined the show to talk about Functional Programming. We talked about FP vs OOP vs Imperative, why FP is popular again, the advantages and disadvantages of Functional Programming, and teaching Functional Programming concepts. Listen to this audio file for the full episode: The Changelog Transcript Jerod Santo: So Eric, functional programming is not a new […]
Are you tired of forgetting which keys go in which maps? Are your data transformation pipelines reaching trans-continental proportions? A smidgen of high school algebra may go a long way to eliminating your deeply nested headaches. In this talk, we will explore several functional programming concepts and techniques, lifted right out of high school algebra, […]
I want everyone to know that they, too, can get a job as a functional programmer. While functional programming might feel intimidating, in this show I shared with Scott a number of practical techniques and ways to think about functional programming that might just help you with a change of career. THE HANSELMINUTES Episode 583 […]
I talked with Dave Rael about running and education service, the appeal of functional programming, the lessons of computer science applied to life, and really listening. Developer On Fire Episode 236 Transcript [00:00] [background music] Dave Rael: [00:02] Developer On Fire” with Dave Rael, expressing, exposing and sharing the humanity of software geeks since 2015. […]
In this episode we’ll be Test Talking about Functional Programming and Property-Based Testing. As a tester, I feel it’s important to understand the latest trends and techniques in software development. Especially if it’s a developer-based testing technique that we can educate our programmers about to help create better quality software. Testing Podcast Episode 150 Transcript […]