Beautiful World of Monads

Sergiy Yevtushenko
7 min readJul 14, 2020

Practical Introduction to Monads for Java Developers

Let me start with the disclaimer. The explanation below is in no way pretends to be precise or absolutely accurate from Functional Programming's perspective. Instead, I’m focusing on clarity and simplicity of the explanation to let as many Java developers get into this beautiful world.

When I started digging into Functional Programming a few years ago, I’ve quickly discovered that there is an overwhelming amount of information, but very little of it is understandable for the average Java developer with…