Functional JavaScript First Steps

Functional JavaScript First Steps

3 hours, 54 minutes CC

In this friendly introduction to functional programming with JavaScript, you'll learn what Functional Programming (FP) is and how it differs from other programming styles (such as OO and imperative). You'll practice the key idea of doing everything with pure functions, learning to use higher-order functions and recursion to replace the iterative loops we're used to writing with for and while. You'll more to advanced techniques like closures, currying, and function composition and learn why immutable data is essential for functional programming.

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Published: February 9, 2021
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Table of Contents


What is Functional Programming

Staying out of the Loop with Recursion

HIgher Order Functions


Function Composition

Wrapping Up