Talks & Podcasts

Functional programming is becoming more popular, even in non-functional programming languages. This observation can be seen as approved after even Java added functional paradigms in the form of lambda expressions. This lightning talk will highlight the role of functional programming PHP, which similarities FP and Lego have and why loops are (almost?) obsolete in a functional programming world.

PHP - These three letters don't make many people think of anything good. But why are so many people averse to this server-side language? And how can it be that PHP's market share is at an incredible 81 percent, despite all the aversion? Under the headline "PHP is dead - Long live PHP" and in a funny mood we will explore the topic.

PHP is dead - Long live PHP

  • Hacken 101 - iFSR TU Dresden
  • Dresden, Germany
  • 2017-12-05

PHP - Many people don't think about something positive when reading these three letters. But how can it be that many people are averse to this server-side language? And why is PHP's market share at an incredible 81 percent despite all the reluctance?