Because it's reboot time for Operating Systems


Did Functional Programming get it wrong?

Writing functions is easy. Gluing them together is not. Category Theory and Functional Programming are not always on the same page. Consider that Lambda Calculus has been around for a long time, yet Functional Programming (FP) is struggling for adoption. Rather than blaming Scala or Haskell or reaching for the next flashy FP language, we suggest there is a much deeper issue in the Silicon Valley tech stack.

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Rein Gottschalk
It’s Reboot Time for “Operating Systems”

In recent years, the software industry has made a dramatic shift away from static/compiled programming languages to dynamic languages — at least in situations where flexibility is valued over raw performance. However, these languages introduce special challenges (such as validation) and additional infrastructure and tooling is needed as the code-base scales…

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