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Eric Wilhelm

Eric Wilhelm
programmer, Cisco, Inc.


Eric Wilhelm is a programmer at Cisco, Inc. He is a father of two, former leader of the Portland Perl Mongers, author of many CPAN modules, and a contributor to several open source projects. He has spoken numerous times at OSCON and local user groups.


Eric Wilhelm (Cisco, Inc.)
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Functional programming is everywhere, hiding between imperative procedures. Stateless code with no side-effects may seem academic, but practical application of functional techniques leads to fewer bugs and cleaner code. Functional thinking is useful whether you're wrestling with a mess of copy-pasta or doing test-first development on some new object library. Read more.