Functional Reactive programming

Wow. I have just read the first two sections of The first paper on functional reactive programming, a method for programming real-time, interactive applications (read: games!) in Haskell. I’m amazed. I can see that this is incredibly powerful. Back to reading.

UPDATE: For those of you without programs that can grok .ps.gz, here is a PDF.

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5 thoughts on “Functional Reactive programming

  1. I’d be very interested to read your take on FRP, especially if you can illustrate how it can do things non-FRP can’t. I’d even settle if you can show how FRP allows you to express more beautiful code than would otherwise be the case.

  2. Oh yeah, it would be, since I switched to wordpress.com. Oh well, I guess you’re stuck with the postscript.

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