functional programming language


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functional programming language

(language)
A language that supports and encourages functional programming.
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At present time, functional programming languages are very popular (e.g., Haskell [10], Lisp [11], and others).
Specific papers cover such subjects as proof support for general type classes, generic proofs for combinator-based generic programs, building certifies components within FOCAL, calculating an exceptional machine, generalizing the AUGMENT combinator, a functional programming language that supports typed open programming, experiments with GHC's optimizer, disjoint forms in graphical user interfaces and a graphic functional-dataflow language.
Rust takes many cues from functional programming languages, and has many features - such as patten matching - that will be familiar to those who like functional languages.
Mobile Applications 55.6% 64-bit computing 49.2% Parallel programming 46.7% Cloud Computing 31.1% Visualization 28.6% Wireless everthing 20.5% Functional programming languages 10.2% Social computing 8.9% 3D screens 7.8% NoSQL databases 7.8% Note: Table made from bar graph.
In Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on Functional Programming Languages and Computer Architecture.
In Conference on Functional Programming Languages and Computer Architecture (Nancy, France, Sept.), LNCS 201, Springer-Verlag.
In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Functional Programming Languages and Computer Architecture.
Consultant and teacher Harrop expects F# to become one of the world's most popular functional programming languages for scientists of all disciplines, and not only because it is free.

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