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Playframework Scala: Democratizing Functional Programming for Web Developers

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Sadek Drobi is co-creator of Play2 (www.playframework.org) web server and framework.

About the conference

Last year was sci-fi themed around The Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy and the magical ’42’ number. This year we go for charm and a rich history with the Tapis Rouge salons.

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May 17, 2014

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  • Method Chaining vs Function Composition

    by Faisal Waris /

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    Still confused about how functions were composed in the samples provided in the talk.

    I know that F# has predefined function composition operators '>>' and '<<' and you can also use the pipeline '|>' operator to composed partially applied functions but I did not see the use of any such operators in the examples given.

    Also I believe not all '.' chaining is method chaining. For example, LINQ's use of the '.' is actually function composition.

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