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Refactoring Functional Programs: Past and Future
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| by Simon Thompson Follow 0 Followers on Feb 09, 2014 |

Simon Thompson shows the particularities of functional programming refactoring through examples in Haskell and Erlang, and discusses what lays ahead for FP refactoring in the next 10 years.


Simon Thompson (@thompson_si) is a professor in the School of Computing at the University of Kent, where he teaches beginners and more advanced students. He has been teaching functional programming for a long time: first in Haskell, and from 2014 in Erlang. His recent research has been based on refactoring for functional programs, and in this Simon has worked closely with Huiqing Li.

Code Mesh London is an annual conference dedicated to non-mainstream languages and technologies. In 2013 it featured over 50 talks from experts in languages, libraries, operating systems and technologies that handle the programming and business challenges of today. Languages discussed include Haskell, Clojure, Erlang, Elixir, Rust, Go and Julia.