1. Episode #72
  2. Dec 11, 2020
  3. 39m
  4. 39m

Functional Programming with Daniel Steinberg

Functional Programming with Daniel Steinberg

In this episode, Leo talks with Daniel Steinberg about functional programming, how to use it in Swift, why it's important for SwiftUI and Combine, and how to stay organized.
  1. 39m podcast at transistor.fm
  2. 39m video at youtube.com


Youtube Video - https://youtu.be/YWZt2vq3Y_U

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Learning and Conferences

  • Presentation vs Code
  • Avoiding the actual work
  • Using what works best when you need it
  • The importance of writing everyday

Functional Programming

  • History of functional programming
  • Mathematical basis for functional programming
  • Examples of use with Array and Optionals: zip, reduce, map, etc...
  • Difference compactMap vs flatMap
  • What flatMap actually means
  • Relationship between functional programming and object-oriented programming

Functional Programming and Combine

  • Mutability and Values
  • Adapting to new patterns
  • Staying organized with small pieces
  • Testing mapping between inputs

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