Jake Verbaten’s talk at Forward JS is about structuring a unidirectional application. His discussion centers around a library he’s been working on, called Mercury, and considers:
What is a unidirectional app?
How does it compare to MV* and FRP?
A demo: building a unidirectional app with mercury
Overall, building a unidirectional web app means having your data flow in one direction. Jake goes over the concept by looking back at its origins in React & Elm, then builds something using small modules.