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ALSO CALLED: Functional Programming, Functional Programming Languages
DEFINITION: 1) Functional programming is a style of programming that emphasizes the evaluation of expressions rather than the execution of commands. Erlang programming language is described as a functional programming language. Erlang avoids the use of global variables that can be used in common by multiple functions since changing such a variable in part of a program may have unexpected effects in another  … 
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Analyst's take: Force.com application drives faster development
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Nucleus analyzed existing Force.com application deployments and found an average of 4.9 times faster development.  End customers, developers, and ISVs experience more rapid time to value, lower cost, and greater ongoing flexibility.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Application Deployment and Release: Technology Coordinates All Moving Parts
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Application releases now span every department of the business, and require a significant amount of effort to coordinate. This whitepaper considers technology that automates application releases, and the benefits seen by companies that have implemented a solution like this one.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 15 Sep 2014

Automic

Application Serving Environment: WebSphere Application Server Liberty Provile vs. Tomcat
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Deciding on an application serving environment is challenging – sifting through an ever-growing market to find the right solutions based on enterprise needs is time consuming and taxing. This comparison white paper considers two possible systems for enterprises.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Are You Prepared for a Software Audit?
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover the key elements of a software End User License Agreements (EULA) audit. Click through to explore 5 ways software asset management (SAM) can help you ensure compliance.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

CDW Corporation

Avoiding Unpleasant ERP Surprises
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Prepare your organization for a successful ERP implementation and find out about the consequences of ERP gone wrong.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

IFS

Backup Software: Nine Must-Ask Questions
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper for 9 key questions to ask when shopping for backup software solutions. Learn how to accurately define your needs and expectations, and know what to look for to determine if a particular solution will meet them or not. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Published: 24 Feb 2012

Iron Mountain

Big Data at Work: Dispelling the Myths, Uncovering the Opportunities
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, Thomas Davenport separates fact from fiction when it comes to big data.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

SAS

Budgeting for Mid-Market Companies
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: Uncover all the ins-and-outs of budgeting so you can achieve the most efficient financial process possible.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Prophix Software

Build more robust native mobile applications with IBM Worklight
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM Worklight Foundation can securely enable mobile application development, delivery and management.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Application Performance Management (APM) for TIBCO Users: Extending Visibility across Your TIBCO Infrastructure and Beyond
sponsored by SL Corporation
WHITE PAPER: TIBCO users may wish to expand IT monitoring and management beyond their TIBCO infrastructure.
Posted: 31 Oct 2008 | Published: 31 Oct 2008

SL Corporation

Applying Security Holistically from the Cloud
sponsored by CloudAccess
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative white paper to learn how the paradigm has shifted to security that's developed, deployed and managed from the cloud. Learn how to implement a holistic security strategy to protect all data in the enterprise.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

CloudAccess

ASG's metaCMDB™ Master or "Citizen" CMDB Containing Critical Enterprise Configuration Information
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: The sound understanding and visibility of configuration information provided by ASG’s metaCMDB™ is critical for ITIL initiatives and business service management (BSM) implementations, service desk support, and the integration of disparate technologies. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Assuring Software Security Through Testing
sponsored by (ISC)2 UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers key recommendations for software developers to test for quality and security assurance before releasing products to the market.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 25 Feb 2014

(ISC)2 UK Ltd

Attachment Spam - The Latest Trend
sponsored by GFI Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains what makes spam such an unbearable problem and how spamming tactics are evolving daily to beat anti-spam software.
Posted: 18 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

GFI Software

Automating System i Message and Resource Management
sponsored by Help/Systems
WHITE PAPER: Automated, centralized message control and resource monitoring can help you manage your System i more easily and with fewer staff. This white paper describes some of the tasks you’ll face, some tips to help you get started, and the benefits of automating your system management with Robot/CONSOLE.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

Help/Systems

Automating Your Code Review: Moving to a SaaS Model for Application Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today’s application has become the enterprise’s ‘‘new perimeter’’. With better network‐level security technology hardening the network perimeter, malicious attackers are now focusing their efforts to strike at the least defended points ‐ the application. Read on to learn about automating code review for greater application security.
Posted: 07 Jun 2010 | Published: 10 Feb 2009

Veracode, Inc.

Balancing Risk and Complexity with Quality Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how a combined IBM and Wind River quality management solution can help you deliver higher-quality products to the marketplace faster.
Posted: 21 Mar 2011 | Published: 21 Mar 2011

IBM

Ballarat Grammar Secures BYOD with HP Sentinel SDN
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, explore a software-defined networking option that simplifies network monitoring for performance issues and enables a secure IT environment for users.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Become a Java developer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn helpful tips on how to develop and program Java so you can bring its advanced capabilities to your organization. Review best practices on how to tackle various components of the platform and uncover the skills you need to become an expert Java developer.
Posted: 02 May 2012 | Published: 03 Jan 2012

IBM

Becoming More Energy Efficient
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: Watch this short video to learn what defines a true green data center. This initial Business First investigation report will help answer these questions -- what is a green data center and why do I need one?
Posted: 15 Feb 2008 | Published: 14 Feb 2008

IBM Software Group

Best Practices in Contract Management: How to Shrink Your Sales Cycle through Smart Contract Management
sponsored by SpringCM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the seven best practices in contract management. It's time for you to think about how to manage your contracts more effectively, close more deals, and get more cash. Learn how in this paper.
Posted: 16 Apr 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2010

SpringCM

Bringing the Power of Web 2.0 to the Enterprise
sponsored by OpenText Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The key to Enterprise 2.0 is to bring the worlds of ECM and Web 2.0 together, so that companies can gain the best of both.
Posted: 14 May 2008 | Published: 09 May 2008

OpenText Corporation

Building and Managing a Performance Center of Excellence
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper contains advice on improving application performance. It also gives 10 tips for building and managing a performance center of excellence.
Posted: 09 Feb 2010 | Published: 09 Feb 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

Can the Suite Compete? - What Every Recruiter Needs to Know
sponsored by Jobvite
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, HR and business leaders will find a comparison of the strengths and weaknesses of purpose-specific software and bundled software suites, providing you with key information to help you more strategically meet your organization's talent recruitment goals.
Posted: 19 Apr 2013 | Published: 19 Apr 2013

Jobvite

Case Study : Virgin Media enhances productivity by consolidating testing tools
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This case study looks at how Virgin Media developed a set of transparent, efficient, and unified software testing tools to speed development, and increase quality.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 03 Sep 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited
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FUNCTIONAL LANGUAGES DEFINITION (continued): … 1) Functional programming is a style of programming that emphasizes the evaluation of expressions rather than the execution of commands. Erlang programming language is described as a functional programming language. Erlang avoids the use of global variables that can be used in common by multiple functions since changing such a variable in part of a program may have unexpected effects in another part.2) In an earlier definition from the ITU-TS, functional programming is "a method for structuring programs mainly as sequences of possibly nested function procedure calls." A function procedure is a relatively simple program that is called by other programs and derives and returns a value to the program that called it.
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