Cheddar aims to fit both object-oriented and functional paradigms. In order to fullfill the functional end of this spectrum, powerful functional features and lambdas are needed and provided.
A "function" is essentially a block of code which may be given input and can produce output. Think back to your math class:
Features provided by cheddar include:
A wide array of functional operators
Various functionized actions
Customizable argument handling
Anonymous recursion support
his section will cover in-depth function literals, operators, usage, and general practice.