Functional Programming in PHP
Functional Programming in PHP
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Functional Programming in PHP

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Completed on 2018-12-12

About the Book

Functional Programming, a style predicated on the Lambda Calculus, is one of the more prominent trends in engineering today. For many, the style's verbiage is dishearteningly esoteric despite the salience of its many ideas in various codebases. PHP remains one of the most used languages for web development and has taken several leaps and bounds since its inception in the twentieth century - advancements that have rendered the language functional programming-amiable. 

The book, Functional Programming in PHP, is an attempt to distill paradigm-centric ideas for PHP audiences - its purpose is to make sense of the abstruseness. 

About the Author

Lochemem Bruno Michael
Lochemem Bruno Michael

PHP and Functional Programming enthusiast; podcaster and content creator.

About the Contributors

Chun-Sheng Li
Chun-Sheng Li


Chun-Sheng, Li is a web backend developer from Taiwan, Taipei.

He is currently based in Hsinchu. Mr. Chun-Sheng is familiar with PHP and JavaScript. He loves to develop web applications, web services and some open source projects on Github.

In addition to PHP, He also loves to research other technologies. Like JavaScript, web security, Blockchain, and IOTA. He’s also a backend developer and works in Industrial Technology Research Institute. Mr.Chun-Sheng is a blog writer, open source project contributor and traveler.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Functional Programming in PHP

Chapter 2: Functional Programming Core Concepts

Chapter 3: Composition and Helper Functions

Chapter 4: Error Handling in Functional Programming

Chapter 5: Functors

Chapter 6: Parallelization of Tasks in PHP

Chapter 7: Recursion, Pattern Matching and Property Testing

Chapter 8: A Simple Project


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