© Anto Aravinth, Srikanth Machiraju 2018
A. Aravinth, S. MachirajuBeginning Functional JavaScripthttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4087-8_2

2. Fundamentals of JavaScript Functions

Anto Aravinth1  and Srikanth Machiraju2
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

In the previous chapter we saw what functional programming is all about. We saw how functions in the software world are nothing but mathematical functions. We spent a lot of time discussing how pure functions can bring us huge advantages such as parallel code execution, being cachable, and more. We are now convinced that functional programming is all about functions.

In this chapter we are going to see how functions in JavaScript can be used. We will be looking at the ...

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