Improving Unix Commands

I came across a thoughtful article by Dan Newcome on how the functional programming concepts can overcome inconsistency problems with Unix commands. What if the Unix commands performed atomic operations, without complications and exposed a consistent predictable interface instead of just text! They could be then as composable as functions. [Continue]

Is Functional Programming Going Mainstream?

Recent developments in the programming language world is indicating towards a wider acceptance of functional programming. It is not new, it has been actively used in the academia and in niche industries in form of languages like Lisp. But recently certain typical features of functional programming are available in the new-age general programming languages and are being added to the old ones. [Continue]



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