Join egghead, unlock knowledge.

Want more egghead?

This lesson is for members. Join us? Get access to all 3,000+ tutorials + a community with expert developers around the world.

Unlock This Lesson
1×
Become a member
to unlock all features

Level Up!

Access all courses & lessons on egghead today and lock-in your price for life.

Autoplay

    Use a Maybe functor to halt transformer functions from acting on null or undefined values

    Thomas GrecoThomas Greco
    javascriptJavaScript

    As its name suggests, a Maybe is a type that may or may not hold a value. In JavaScript, we can use Maybes to check whether a value is undefined or null prior to passing it through to a transformer function and ultimately give us better control over the flow of our

    In this lesson, we walk through the process of writing a factory function for creating objects that implement a Maybe functor. The overall goal of the lesson is to become more comfortable working with the functor data type while learning about Maybe, a widely-known implementation in the functional programming world

    Code

    Code

    Become a Member to view code

    You must be a Member to view code

    Access all courses and lessons, track your progress, gain confidence and expertise.

    Become a Member
    and unlock code for this lesson
    Discuss

    Discuss