Functional Javascript

April 27th 2019 10:00 - 10:45
Summit 1
Functional programming is becoming more and more ubiquitous. Everyday object-oriented languages are now implementing concepts from the functional paradigm. This is a good thing. The proliferation of ideas is what makes programming improve. JavaScript is a language that can easily swing to either end of the programming spectrum. In this talk we will take a hands-on look at implementing several functional concepts in JavaScript and see how each concept can benefit us. We will start with simple map/reduce and currying and move to more advanced concepts such as null/error handling and composition that will lead to cleaner, more concise, maintainable code.
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Tyler Jennings
Tyler is a consultant with ResultStack in the Knoxville, TN area. He started in IT 10 years ago in Systems and Networking half way through his career made the switch to software with a passion for web development. He currently spends most of his time in .NET, Angular, and Ionic, but is a FP enthusia...
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