Why is React “functional"?
We all know that React works, but being functional implies so much more than the typical dictionary definition would imply. Using React and Om as an example, I’d like to walk you through some tenets of functional programming. A win much bigger than the words ‘virtual dom’ exists in React, and through my examples, you’ll see what makes reasoning about functional systems such a treat.
Outline/structure of the Session
30 minute talk with 15 minutes available for questions afterward
Understanding the reasoning behind functional programming through the lens of React and adding more to the wonders of React than just virtual dom.