Conversations about Software Engineering

Conversations about Software Engineering (CaSE) is an interview podcast for software developers and architects about Software Engineering and related topics. We release a new episode every three weeks.

Mike Sperber on Functional Architecture

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Does functional programming matter? Stefan and Mike continue an interesting conversation they had on Twitter: Does the style of programming matter if you look at it from a larger distance? Mike describes two distinguishing characteristics of functional programming: Immutable data and high-level models, and how they influence the architecture of your application.

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by Juraj Martinka on
Fantastic episode. I'm only halfway through it but want to say it's very clear and gives great examples. It reminds me Michael Fogus' interview with Rich Hickey ( and "Simple made easy" (

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