This week's exercise: add a port to close the drawer when clicking a link in it.
But first, to the links!
In the links this week: An Elm-powered forum; some illustrations; drag and drop;
elm-http-builder's new release; Swift+Elm; and a discussion with Evan about how
Elm got started.
An Elm-powered Forum built atop Elixir and Phoenix.
DailyDrip is Kickstarting a project to build a
forum in Elixir and Phoenix, with an Elm frontend. There are more details in
the blog post
and on the Kickstarter page.
[ h/t @dailydripcom ]
Elm Town Episode 6
Talking with Evan about how thing started, where Elm came from, and where it’s
The latest episode of Elm Town is a discussion with Evan Czaplicki about the
past, present, and future of Elm!
[ h/t @elmtownpodcast and
Did you ever wonder what a given programming language would look like as a
person? Because leftoversalad did.
[ h/t @DavidMarinology ]
An easy way to make DOM elements draggable.
Bogdan Zaharia gives us a package for making draggable elements easily. There
are some great demos on the GitHub page - in particular, I like this example,
which will let you constrain dragging to a given axis by holding down the A or W
[ h/t @zaboco ]
Chainable functions for building HTTP requests.
Luke Westby released version 5.0.0 of elm-http-builder, which provides a great
API for gradually building and chaining HTTP requests.
[ h/t @luke_dot_js ]
Swift implementation of The Elm Architecture
Swift :heart: elm
Rudolf Adamkovič provides a nice implementation of The Elm Architecture in the
Swift Programming Language.
(By the way, did you know we had a topic on Swift that's pretty
[ h/t @salutis ]
For this week's exercise, we'll modify
to add a port to close the drawer when a link is clicked.
To see the problem in action, resize your browser so that the menu is hidden.
Then pull it out and click a link in the menu. The User Experience is not so
great, because the content that you wanted to see remains hidden!
HINT: This requires adding a port and reading the docs for
NOTE: Try it out both in mobile and on the desktop. There's a trick.
You'll need to read the docs a bit.