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What is a (side) effect? by Alejandro Serrano Mena

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When it comes to functional programming, what is a side effect? or an effect?

To understand their intricacies we need to look at how to handle them so check out this talk by Developer, Alejandro Serrano Mena from LambdaConf 2018 and you'll have your questions answered!


What is a (side) effect?

In the functional programming community we often argue about the advantages of keeping side effects apart from pure code. But, do we really understand what side effects, or even simply effects, are? In this talk we shall have a look at several of the proposals to handle effects, with the aim of understanding their intricacies.
This talk was given by Alejandro Serrano Mena at LambdaConf 2018.