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Pacific Northwest Scala 2014

This presentation, by Gabriel Claramunt, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0

Aren't you tired of just nodding along when your friends starts talking about morphisms? Do you feel left out when your coworkers discuss a coproduct endofunctor? From the dark corners of mathematics to a programming language near you, category theory offers a compact but powerful set of tools to build and reason about programs. What's a category? What's a functor? This talks aims to present the basic concepts and why they matter to everyday coding. Next time, you too can be the soul of the party and impress your friends with category theory!* *(results may vary)

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