Thursday, 13 September 2007

Combinator Heaven

The F#.NET Journal published an article discussing the unique way that functions may be composed in functional languages using combinators:

"The ability to write higher-order functions that compose other functions in interesting ways is one of the most powerful forms of abstraction provided by the functional programming paradigm. Such functions are known as combinators . This article describes the basic concepts behind combinators with a variety of examples to demonstrate how practically useful this form of functional abstraction can be..."

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