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Does JavaScript Adopt Functional Programming?



Yoav Luft discusses a study attempting to determine whether JavaScript developers are adopting a more declarative programming style, and whether this style is influenced by functional programming.


Yoav Luft is highly involved with the meta of programming: how we work, think, develop and communicate. He is the founder of Israel's first functional programming conference, FLIP, and was on the organizing team for HackExtend - a diversity focused hackathon. He now creates software at

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Never-failing explosion of enthusiasm and talent is what gets us motivated to explore this amazing community in all of its potential. A journey we take through different ideas, technologies, paradigms and languages inspires creativity, growth and pure enjoyment of coding. To us Scala, Erlang, Haskell, Elixir, F#, Lisp, Clojure, OCamland many other emerging technologies are more than languages - they are new perspectives on how to understand and tackle challenges of every day work.

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Aug 14, 2019

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