Handling Null in Functional Programming

969c21ccc008d9df9cb2fd8bd2bc5723?s=47 Evelyn Masso
February 02, 2019

Handling Null in Functional Programming

Nulls are a fact of life—sometimes a value can be absent, which is important information to have However if a variable can be null, we often have to write extra code to handle that possibility. How can we utilize functional, typed languages to only allow null where it communicates important information and eliminate it everywhere else? This talk will identify patterns to do just that and discuss how they can help shape your application’s architecture.

Given at Empex LA (http://empex.co/la.html)


Evelyn Masso

February 02, 2019