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Category Theory for Programmers

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Category Theory for Programmers
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Publisher: unglue.it
Number of pages: 510

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Category theory is the kind of math that is particularly well suited for the minds of programmers. It deals with the kind of structure that makes programs composable. And I will argue strongly that composition is the essence of programming. I will illustrate all major concepts using computer code.

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