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In this talk, you will explore an underappreciated tool, Church encoding, that allows you to combine the best parts of FP and OO.
By Church encoding our program, you can retain the simple semantics that characterises FP code, while achieving performance that may seem out of reach in a pure FP system.
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Noel is a Scala consultant at Underscore, where he helps people produce better code using Scala. He has a background in machine learning, and an abiding passion for turning his current interests into conference talks.