September 12, 2017

Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.

One of the hot topics right now in the web development world is functional programming in the language of the web, JavaScript.

Functional programming encompasses a whole host of mathematical properties and phenomena that is beyond this post, but what I am going to address here is how to write a a few functions with nominal functional programming.

This is going to be a series. I am currently researching these topics as I go along and what I find excites me. I will be digging into these topics, each array method bit by bit. You can find some more of this on Steve Smith’s blog Funky JavaScript.

Important Concept: Higher Order Functions

One of the best and worst parts about JavaScript is that you can pass functions into other functions. This can lead to beautifully expressive code and sometimes bugs.


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