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Chris Richardson

Chris Richardson
Software architect, Chris Richardson Consulting, Inc

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Chris Richardson is a developer and architect with over 20 years of experience. He is a Java Champion and the author of POJOs in Action, which describes how to build enterprise Java applications with POJOs and frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate. Chris is the founder of the original CloudFoundry.com, an early Java PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) for Amazon EC2. He spends his time investigating better ways of developing and deploying software. Chris has a computer science degree from the University of Cambridge in England and lives in Oakland, CA.

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Computational Thinking
Portland 255
Chris Richardson (Chris Richardson Consulting, Inc)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 4 ratings)
Higher-order functions such as map(), flatmap(), filter() and reduce() have their origins in mathematics and ancient functional programming languages such as Lisp. But today they have become mainstream and are available in languages such as JavaScript, Scala and Java 8. Learn how to they can be used to simplify code in a variety of domains including collection processing, concurrency and big data. Read more.