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#ActualMatt-D

Posted 10 August 2012 - 07:00 PM

Just for this part:

I've been hearing lambda calculus a lot when reading about functional programming. What exactly is it?
Lastly, is functional programming really applicable to games? From what I understand functional programming languages have an inherent lack of state.


Here's John Carmack on the matter: Functional Programming in C++ // a good read not just for C++ programmers

#1Matt-D

Posted 10 August 2012 - 06:57 PM

Just for this part:

I've been hearing lambda calculus a lot when reading about functional programming. What exactly is it?
Lastly, is functional programming really applicable to games? From what I understand functional programming languages have an inherent lack of state.


Here's John Carmack on the matter: Functional Programming in C++

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