A practical introduction to Category Theory


lang Programming languages

Room 5

Thursday from 14:30 til 15:20

Category Theory has become one of the hot topics in our community. Why is this theory suddenly so interesting for developers? Why are the cool kids talking so much about it? How can we apply its principles in our code? This talk will introduce the general principles behind Category Theory, it will show practical examples of how this theory has managed to simplify and solve common challenges that we encounter in our code daily.

Daniela Sfregola Daniela Sfregola

Daniela Sfregola is a Software Consultant based in London, UK. She has worked as Java developer before moving towards Scala. She is an active contributor to the Scala Community and a passionate blogger at danielasfregola.com.