- We don’t have to learn everything up front to start writing programs.
In a pure functional language, you cannot log a variable or read a DOM node without using monads. Here we can cheat a little as we learn to purify our codebase. It’s also easier to get started in this language since it’s mixed paradigm and you can fall back on your current practices while there are gaps in your knowledge.
- The language is fully capable of writing top notch functional code.
bind all over the place lest
this change out from under us, we don’t have classesYet, we have various work arounds for the quirky behavior when the
new keyword is forgotten, private members are only available via closures. To a lot of us, FP feels more natural anyways.