Learning a few big ideas from functional programming made a dramatic difference to the way I wrote code. A few years back I gave a talk to London Web Standards to share my experiences with an audiences of JS developers. I just noticed the recording is on Vimeo!
If you're already an FP expert there's nothing new here. But if you're still learning, or a bit rusty, you might find it useful! Slides here. I cover:
- the power of
filterto clean up loops
- writing your own higher order functions