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Fundamentals of Functional Programming in JavaScript

by Nate Taylor

Functional programming is gaining traction in the industry. This course will teach you the foundations of functional programming using JavaScript in easy to understand terms.

What you'll learn

In order to be proficient in functional programming there are a few key concepts that you'll need to understand such as immutability and first class functions. In this course, Fundamentals of Functional Programming in JavaScript, you'll learn about functional programming and how to write JavaScript in a functional style. First, you'll cover how you've likely already used functional programming concepts in your JavaScript, and how functional programming can actually simplify how you write software. Next, you'll explore how to utilize functions the same as any other variable. Finally, you'll learn how to write your code so it only changes when you want it to. By the end of this course, you'll have the necessary skills and knowledge to write efficiently with JavaScript in a functional style.

About the author

Nate's first program was written in QBasic on an 8086 clone his dad built. Since then he's written applications in C++, .NET, and Node.js. He spent the first 12 years of his career writing Windows applications before transitioning to write applications for the web. Regardless of the language or type of application he's written, he strives for writing clean, testable, and maintainable code. In addition to his day job as a developer, Nate also enjoys speaking at various conferences. He will typica... more

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