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By jdegoes
Published: Jan 08 2014 / 08:54

Functional programming is hailed as the holy grail of writing good code. But it's not, it's just another tool in the bag of an experienced software engineer -- one which may or may not produce good code.
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yakkoh replied ago:

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In "Functional", we have "function". Maybe language creators should allow programmers to have real functions, just like in mathematics, f:E^n maps to W^k, returning multiple values, not tuples, already a good feature, but multiple values. That would help.

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