Portland Functional Programming Study Group

pdxfunc is a study/user group exploring functional programming in Portland, Oregon. The group welcomes programmers with any level of experience or interest in any functional language, including Haskell, Lisp, OCaml, and others.

Meeting Info

Find future meetings on Calagator

The group meets regularly, usually on the second Monday of the month from 7-9pm for technical presentations, demos and discussions; and then heads out for food, drink and socializing at a neighborhood restaurant. Meetings are free and open to the public.


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    Reid Beels

    Designer, developer, geonerd, community organizer, and generally nice guy. Works on @calagator, @osbridge, @wherecamppdx, @paydici, & more.

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    Leif Warner

    R&D&D. Wires. Tubes. Patterns. Ask me about linked data, graphs, OWL, markup languages, functional languages, and dead languages.

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    Amy Farrell ☕

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    Bryan Stearns

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    Igal Koshevoy

    Business and Technology Consultant working primarily with Ruby, Python, UNIX and DevOps. Open source contributor & community organizer: Calagator, Open Source Bridge, pdxruby, pdxfunc, and pdxdevops.

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    Alex Payne

    Co-founder and CTO of BankSimple. Programmer, writer, secular humanist, beverage enthusiast. Former Twitter Platform Lead.

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    Thomas Lockney

    Engineer, Mad Scientist, DorkbotPDX overlord, PDXScala cat herder, Code mangler, Systems wrangler. Former Texan.

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    Jesse Cooke

    climber, fighter, lover, son, brother, and something called n-tier engineer

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    Todd Dombrowski

    Developer & System Administrator since 1998

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    Jake Brownson

    Cofounder of Brainium Studios making quality games for iOS and Mac (and soon Android). All-weather biker, working on some functional programming ideas on the side. Always up for geeky conversations.

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    john melesky

    Been programming in Portland for a few years, and elsewhere for a couple-three decades before that.

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    Micah Elliott

    Entrepreneurship (@Membean), Data Mining, Ruby/Rails, R, Clojure, Vim, Zsh, Gimp, Git, Ubuntu, FOSS, SysAdmin, Clouds, Vocabulary, Ukulele, Esperanto

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    Peter W

    For fun and profit, in no particular order: web & mobile developer, and active transportation advocate.

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    Sean Escriva

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    Adron Hall

    Cloud computing, software development & architecture, heavy metal, transit & logistics, economics, beautiful things, speaker, and adrenaline junkie.

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    ben hengst

    I'm just a guy that does stuff...

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    Chip Collier

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    Señora Software Engineer totally obsessed with Haskell

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