# Functors, Applicatives, and Monads in Plain English

### This is a no-bullshit zone

April 18, 2016

Let's learn what Monads, Applicatives, and Functors are, only instead of relying on obscure functional vocabulary or category theory we'll just, you know, use plain english instead.

# Functors

Functors are containers you can call map on. That's it. Seriously.

A million words of category theory and Haskell . . .