Friday, September 3, 2010

Introducing The Monads

Speaker: Aditya "Deech" Siram
When: 6:30 PM Wednesday 09/15/10
Where:
Announce Media
6665 Delmar Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63130-4544

This meeting is being sonsored by COMSYS.

Abstract:


Haskell monads do everything from mundane list processing and IO to complex functionality like fine-grained concurrent state management and parsing grammers. And because they are all monads, they have a consistent syntax making them very simple and elegant to use.

This talk will give a tourof these and other noteworthy citizens of this wonderful landscape. There will be plenty of practical code examples and no knowledge of Haskell is required.

About Aditya "Deech" Siram:


Aditya "Deech" Siram is a Java developer with the Neuroinformatics Research Group at Washington University. He's into functional programming languages, especially Haskell, and looks forward to the day he gets paid to use it.