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Wednesday, 08 May

Horsham FP Coding Dojo

Greetings, fellow FP enthusiasts.

The goal of the session is to help people learn functional programming through practical exercises. We'll be using Clojure to do this, however, please feel free to bring your own laptops if you'd like to work through the puzzles in your preferred programming language. We hope that more experienced developers will also come along too. A dojo is a great place for new and experienced coders to learn more.

What is Clojure? Clojure is a JVM language that has syntactical similarities to Lisp, full integration with Java and its libraries and focuses on providing a solution to the issue of single machine concurrency.

Its small core makes it surprisingly easy for Java developers to pick up and it provides a powerful set of concurrency strategies and data structures designed to make immutable data easy to work with. It's well worth watching the Rich Hickey's "Clojure for Java Programmers" video or Stuart Halloway's "Radical Simplicity" video.

We look forward to seeing you there.

 

Time: 19:00-21:00
Full details
Horsham Coworking Offices
7-8 Sterling Buildings
Horsham
Saturday, 11 May

Rebel Makers Horsham

Come along and be part of a community forming around playing, building and learning with technology. We'll be meeting monthly (Every 2nd Saturday) to exchange skills, learn new ones and work on personal and group projects. We are open to exploring anything tech, from electronics and programmable hardware, right through to writing code, developing working prototypes and the digital product lifecycle.

We'll propose project ideas from month to month; from building apps around open data to mashing electronics for the internet of things. Keeping an ear to the ground, we'll also propose entering competitions.

We want this to be your club, a place for problem-solving, teamwork and the confidence to voice an opinion.

CodeClub and Pioneers

We are now an official CodeClub (http://www.codeclub.org.uk) for 9-13 year olds and participate in the Pioneers Challenge set termly by the Raspberry Pi Foundation for 11-15 year olds (https://www.raspberrypi.org/pioneers/).

Who is behind this?

Locally, HackHorsham and Reduced Hackers Ltd Nationally, the Rebel Makers based in Birmingham, a network of Rebel Maker Clubs across the country.

New to coding and electronics?

Then this is the perfect place to learn, come along and learn a new skill!
 

Time: 14:00-17:00
Full details
Parkside Building
County Hall North, Chart Way
Horsham
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