Grokking Simplicity (Manning)
Wednesday, 02 June 2021

This book, subtitled "Taming complex software with functional thinking", is a friendly, practical guide that author Eric Normand says will change the way you approach software design and development. It introduces an approach to functional programming that explains why certain features of software are prone to complexity, and teaches you the functional techniques you can use to simplify these systems so that they’re easier to test and debug.

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The book also teaches you to solve the complex timing bugs that inevitably creep into asynchronous and multithreaded code. In ad­vanced sections of the book you learn how composable abstractions help avoid repeating code.

Author: Eric Normand
Publisher: Manning
Date: May 2021
Pages: 550
ISBN: 978-1617296208
Print: 1617296201
Audience: Programmers interested in functional programming
Level: Intermediate
Category: Methodology

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  • Patterns for simpler code
  • Powerful time modeling approaches to simplify asynchronous code
  • How higher-order functions can make code reusable and composable

 

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