Robert Talbert

164 days ago

“This is the point of an abstraction: getting rid of unimportant details.”

Monoids: what they are, why they are useful, and what they teach us about software

Monoids are a pretty interesting concept in software development. Monoids are everywhere. Monoids are simple yet powerful. And Monoids have a lot to teach us about software, in particular about composition and building powerful abstraction.