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Tag: #scala

Data coherence at large

A week ago, while coming back from Scalar, I was thinking about coherent data. In particular, I was wondering if it's possible to perform certain simple validations and encode their results in types. Here's what i found.

What makes a function pure?

Everyone knows that naming things is hard. In fact, often it seems to be one of the hardest things in computer science and programming in general. In addition, sometimes a single word has multiple meanings, or worse - a term is explained in a variety of slightly differing definitions. One such term is a pure function.