# Lambda Calculus – Fundamentals of Lambda Calculus & Functional Programming in JavaScript

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The Lambda Calculus is a symbol manipulation system which suffices to calculate anything calculable. This branch of pure mathematics forms the backbone of functional programming languages, and here it is presented through the concrete and familiar lens of JavaScript.

In this Lambda Calculus video you will learn:

– Lambda Calculus Syntax

– History of the foundations of mathematical logic

– The essence of functional programming

🔗 Part II: https://youtu.be/pAnLQ9jwN-E 🔗 Slides: http://bit.ly/2xpcPKn 🔗 Repo: https://github.com/glebec/lambda-talk

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