© Anto Aravinth, Srikanth Machiraju 2018
A. Aravinth, S. MachirajuBeginning Functional JavaScripthttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4087-8_1

1. Functional Programming in Simple Terms

Anto Aravinth1  and Srikanth Machiraju2
(1)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
(2)
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
 

The first rule of functions is that they should be small. The second rule of functions is that they should be smaller than that.

—Robert C. Martin

Welcome to the functional programming world, a world that has only functions, living happily without any outside world dependencies, without states, and without mutations—forever. Functional programming is a buzzword these days. You might have heard about this term within your team or in a local group meeting. If you’re ...

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