Message from JavaScript discussions

November 2017

— Use on existing server to create a request counter

— 

The "pro" here is that it avoids mutating state
The con is that this STILL isn't a pure functional monadic interface

— For two reasons:
.once is a side effect (mutates internal state of the event emitter)
res.end is not wrapped in a monadic type (like a promise)

Message permanent page

— Is once an actual js function

— I can't find the MDN reference

— No

— Part of nodejs

— But browsers have the equivalent I believe

— Give me a sec

— Well, almost

— Https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/EventTarget/addEventListener

— You'd have to pass the once: true property in the options argument