Jemima Abu

Front End Developer - Telesoftas

Jemima Abu is a self-taught Front End Developer and school-taught Systems Engineer from Lagos, Nigeria. She currently works at Telesoftas, a software company based in Lithuania. She is an avid advocate for diversity and intersectionality in technology and accessibility in web development. She gives back to the tech community by speaking at conferences and volunteering at organizations geared towards diversity in the techspace. She's also a huge nerd, slightly obsessed with cats and can usually be found on her laptop, coding or watching slice-of-life anime.

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Let's Get Functional

Let’s get back to basics, for a minute. No frameworks, no libraries; just pure and plain ol’ JavaScript. In a nutshell, this talk is going to explain all the delightful ways to functionally program with JavaScript and how it can be applied to your application to optimize your code. We'll properly delve into the concept of functional programming in JavaScript and explore some real life applications of the benefits of writing functional code. We’re going to focus on keywords like ‘immutability’ and ‘state’. If we’re feeling adventurous, we’ll even throw in a closure or two.

Language: English

Level: Intermediate

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