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React Tldr; Functional Programming in JavaScript: How and Why

Functional Programming is a programming paradigm where you mostly construct and structure your code using functions.

Features:

  • First-class citizens functions: you can always insert functions inside a function without any restrictions present.
  • A higher-order function: a function that gets a function as an argument.
  • Function Composition: an act of composing/creating functions that allow you to further simplify and compress your functions by taking functions as an argument and return an output.

Benefits:

  • It doesn’t have side-effects and it’s immutable
  • It’s clean, straightforward and KISS

Source: https://blog.bitsrc.io/functional-programming-in-javascript-how-and-why-94e7a97343b

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Sung M. Kim

Hi Mariusz.

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Mariusz Author

Hi Sung,

thanks a lot for info. Didn't have any idea, nor bad intentions.

I was actually missing some sort of tldr, as more and more content is made day by day, and it's harder to decide what's worth the attention.

Everyone then is welcome to join my FB group with React TLDR;

facebook.com/groups/2396587880554412/

Again, thanks for the reminder. Won't happen again.

Cheers!

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