Evaluating an Existing Tech Project

A dilemma often faced by professional programmers is whether to work with what they have, or start fresh when inheriting others’ code. They say it’s easier to write code than to read it (especially other people’s code). Why is this? Unless the code is perfectly readable, it’s challenging to put yourself in someone else’s head. …

The Essence of Functional Programming

This post is aimed toward giving a basic understanding of functional programming (fp) for the beginning to intermediate JavaScript developer with a few years of experience. This is not an endorsement of applying such techniques in arbitrary circumstances. Other factors, such as existing code, co-workers’ experiences and preferences etc. are important factors when deciding to …