location_city Bengaluru schedule Dec 13th 04:25 - 05:10 PM place Crystal 1 people 13 Interested

In this session, we will look De-structuring and Pattern Matching in Functional Programming. What exactly each is and how differently it gets implemented in various languages like languages like Scala, Clojure, Haskell, Erlang, JavaScript. In some languages like Haskell and Scala, it takes a unified form, whereas in languages like Clojure, the two are different

In OO paradigm, this is takes the form of Double-Dispatch or n-Dispatch and usually gets implemented as the famous (or infamous) Visitor Pattern. We will look at how this pattern is made defunct in FP paradigm using Pattern Matching.


Outline/Structure of the Demonstration

  • Quick overview of the concept
  • All live coding in different languages (JavaScript, Haskell, Erlang, Scala, Clojure)
  • Moving away from the Visitor Pattern
  • Q & A (last 5-10 mins)

Learning Outcome

Understand the concept so that they are able to look for scenarios where this can be applied in their day-to-day work.

Target Audience

Developers interested in exploring this concept

Prerequisites for Attendees

An open mind!


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    • The motivation
    • Problems suitable for CSPs to handle
    • Syntax
    • Patterns

    Given the minimalist nature of Lisps, the syntax is underwhelming, but applications can be exciting in the manner they make complex problems within reach.