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NewsFunctional programming in PHP PinstaffTerrence Dorsey17-Jan-13 11:52 
PHP is not a “real” or “pure” functional language. Far from it. We don’t have a proper type system, the cool kids make fun of our exotic syntax for closures and we have array_walk() that looks functional but allows altering state. Nevertheless, there are a few interesting building blocks for functional programming.
Eventually I'm going to convice you guys that PHP is still cool.

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