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Apr 9, 2015
6h 2m
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Learn to apply techniques from the forefront of computer science research to solve practical problems in JavaScript. Using real-world examples and practical exercises, Joe Nelson and Brian Lonsdorf demonstrate how functional programming allows you to write cleaner and more reusable code, while at the same time avoiding JavaScript “gotchas” like side effects and mutation. At the of the course, Joe and Brian build an example web app using abstract interfaces such as Monads, Functors, Monoids, and Applicatives. Course materials can be found at and

About the author
About the author

Brian Lonsdorf is a regular speaker at conferences and helps organize/host FP events around the Bay Area. He is co-organizer of the SF JavaScript Meetup.