Elm and Phoenix, Two FP Flavors That Taste Great Together

Elm is a fast, fun, strongly-typed functional programming language for the browser. It answers the age-old question Can I write software for a browser, but also avoid drinking heavily and going into a deep state of depression? with a resounding yes!

Building Elm apps with a Phoenix backend has provided the most productive software development experiences of my life. In this talk, I'll discuss the basics—as well as show some real-world examples of how great the two work together in Firestorm, an open-source forum engine we're building in Phoenix and Elm.

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Elm and Phoenix: Two great flavors that taste great together from Josh Adams