Should a noob consider learning Haskell for web back end?

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  • yesod-persistent

    A RESTful Haskell web framework built on WAI.

    It would be an unorthodox choice. If you're looking to use this personal site as a portfolio project, you'd probably be better off using something like Node (JS), Java, or Python which tend to be a bit more marketable. However, if you want to try learning Haskell, then building a personal site with it seems like a great way to dive in. If you want to learn a bit more, Yesod seems to be the most well-documented Haskell web framework

  • ihp

    🔥 The fastest way to build type safe web apps. IHP is a new batteries-included web framework optimized for longterm productivity and programmer happiness

    https://ihp.digitallyinduced.com/ is really cool example using haskell in backend (frontend)

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