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Andrea Maccis Andrea Maccis avatar

11 minute read

Imagine you need to use a fixed numeric value in your code, let’s say 20000. It is what we call a literal constant, that is a value that will always remain the exact same in your code.
Now imagine you need to use that value more than once. Sooner or later you will read your code and you will not remember what 20000 was, it will happen for sure. But what if you assign the value to an immutable variable with a meaningful name? Let’s say something like this:

Andrea Ceccarelli Andrea Ceccarelli avatar

4 minute read

This year, Facile attended for the first time Lambda Days Conference in the beautiful polish city of Krakow. It has been a two-days full immersion with speakers coming from all over the world. The latest trends and academic research in the functional world were showcased, spanning from beginner’s approaches to functional languages to highly specific scientific applications. This conference was totally worth attending, albeit very intense (sometimes mind-bending, actually!). All the talks…