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The Reader monad and read-only context

Written by Jack Hsu / Original link on May. 10, 2017

In this two-part series, I want to take a functional approach to building React applications. There will be mathematical theory sprinkled throughout the series, and hopefully by the end of it you will pick up some useful techniques! Series contents: Part 1 - Deconstructing the React Component Part…

Don't Fear the Type System

Written by unknown / Original link on Jan. 23, 2017

There’s been a lot of talk about static types recently. I’ve especially noticed that folks who usually work with dynamically typed languages have become big proponents of static typing – and I count myself amongst them. Being a fan of Robert C. Martin (aka Uncle Bob) for a long time, it was a surpr…

Why You Need Types

Written by unknown / Original link on Aug. 22, 2016

Dynamically typed languages like JavaScript provide a lot of expressiveness and power to the programmer. By not having to think about strict types, a program is more maleable since it will run no matter what, allowing the programmer to write code very quickly. The problem with dynamic types is that…