A long pull of functions, combinators, & decorators
About the Book
A Pull of the Lever: Prefaces
- Foreword by Michael Fogus
- Foreword by Matthew Knox
- A Personal Word About The Recipes
Prelude: Values and Expressions
- values and expressions
- values and identity
1. The first sip: Basic Functions
- As Little As Possible About Functions, But No Less
- Ah. I’d Like to Have an Argument, Please.
- Closures and Scope
- Let’s Talk Var
- Naming Functions
- Combinators and Function Decorators
- Building Blocks
- I’d Like to Have Some Arguments. Again.
- 2. The Recipe Cheat Sheet
3. Recipes with Basic Functions
- Partial Application
- Ellipses and improved Partial Application
4. The Pause That Refreshes: Rebinding and References
- Arguments and Arrays
- References and Objects
- Reassignment and Mutation
- How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot With Var
- When Rebinding Meets Recursion
- From Let to Modules
5. Recipes with Rebinding and References
6. Stir the Allongé: Objects, Mutation, and State
- Encapsulating State with Closures
- Composition and Extension
- This and That
- What Context Applies When We Call a Function?
- Method Decorators
7. Recipes with Objects, Mutations, and State
- Deep Mapping
8. Finish the Cup: Instances and Classes
- Prototypes are Simple, it’s the Explanations that are Hard To Understand
- Binding Functions to Contexts
- Partial Application, Binding, and Currying
- A Class By Any Other Name
- Object Methods
- Extending Classes with Inheritance
9. Recipes with Instances and Classes
- Once Again
- Introduction: Compose and Pipeline
11. New Ideas
- How Prototypes and Constructors differ from Classes
- New-Agnostic Constructors
- Another New-Agnostic Constructor Pattern
- Class Decorators
- Interlude: Tortoises, Hares, and Teleporting Turtles
- Functional Iterators
- Refactoring to Functional Iterators
- A Drunken Walk Across A Chequerboard
12. Recipes for New Ideas
- Provided and Except
- A Functional Mixin Factory
- A Class Decorator Factory
- Iterator Recipes
The Golden Crema
- Author’s Notes
- How to run the examples
- Copyright Notice
- About The Author
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