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Questions tagged [lambda-expressions]

Questions related to teaching lambda expressions. Use this tag to ask about teaching how to use lambda expressions. Not to be confused with lambda calculus.

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A lab activity for the Y-Combinator

We are about to study the y-combinator as a culmination of lambda calculus, and I would like a shortish lab activity that is related to this idea. We are currently working in Scheme, though I don't ...
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Lambda expressions exercises and practice

While lambda expressions in java 8 are really cool in action, the school curriculum offers no exercises in this. So essentially, students never actually learn how to use lambda expressions and the ...
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How to explain lambda expressions

This year I will teach students about lambda expressions (in java). I am trying to explain how they are interpreted by the JVM and what they unfold into. For example: ...