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    This article reminds me that I want to play with Coconut (http://coconut-lang.org/) some more.

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      Great article. The “functional runtime” mentioned towards the end reminds me of Gary Bernhardt’s “functional core, imperitive shell” concept. He talks about it some in this talk: https://www.destroyallsoftware.com/talks/boundaries

      Gonna need to re-read a bit to get my head around the “actions as objects” idea, but good stuff overall.

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        There is also a talk by @pushcx which explores a similar direction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFpXKLSREQo I found it very interesting.

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          To give credit where it’s due, Bernhardt’s Boundaries talk directly inspired the experimentation that became that talk.

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        Article talks about functional javascript. Probably a good time to talk about some of the functional babels.

         (F#) Fable: http://fable.io
         (Ocaml) Reason + bucklescript: https://facebook.github.io/reason/
         (Clojure) Clojurescript: https://github.com/clojure/clojurescript