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why functional languages? (here's why)
Joined: Feb 11, 2007
Mar 07, 2007 11:33:00
Someone recently asked: why ruby? why functional languages?
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Without understanding functional programming, you can't invent MapReduce, the algorithm that makes Google so massively scalable. The terms Map and Reduce come from Lisp and functional programming.
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