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Beyond Angular and Backbone with Undirectional apps
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Beyond Angular and Backbone with Unidirectional apps

What is a unidirectional app?

Unidirectional is a term coined by React engineers to describe the data flow of an application. Unidirectional apps employ functional reactive programming techniques such as immutability, purity, and most importantly unidirectional (as opposed to bidirectional) data flow.

A unidirectional app is defined by no mutable references no two-way references between concerns.

Unidirectional app flowchart