[erlang-questions] video: announce

Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) ulf.wiger@REDACTED
Thu Nov 1 18:19:05 CET 2007

A strong testament to the increasing popularity of
functional programming: This is "off-line" at the
Java and Object-Oriented conference, and all the
gurus are talking about how important functional
programming is.

Very good interviews.

Ulf W

Heinz Eriksson wrote:
> Great videos / interviews / discussions !
> I agree. I watched/listened to those, but also to a number of others.
> "Important" people agreeing about "Why OO Sucks", although some of them
> can't say it right out:-)
> Erik Meijer (VB, C#) and Dave Thomas (Smalltalk, Eclipse)
> http://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=349220
> The core of Microsoft language developers:
> http://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=273697
> Including Anders Hejlsberg
> http://blogs.msdn.com/charlie/archive/2007/01/26/anders-hejlsberg-on-linq-and-functional-programming.aspx
> Maybe you already knew to what degree Haskell is osmosing into C# etc. I
> didn't until yesterday.
> /

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