Functional Reactive Programming

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  • reflex

    Interactive programs without callbacks or side-effects. Functional Reactive Programming (FRP) uses composable events and time-varying values to describe interactive systems as pure functions. Just like other pure functional code, functional reactive code is easier to get right on the first try, maintain, and reuse. (by reflex-frp)

  • book

    V2 of Real World OCaml (by realworldocaml)

    Elm is not dead. It just prefers a slow release schedule but is still actively worked on in the background.

    That said, you might want to check out OCaml for general purpose programming. Super fast compiler, great performance, can target both native and JS.

    It is easier to use than Haskell due to defaulting to eager evaluation (like most languages) strategy instead of laziness and being generally more pragmatic, offering more escape hatches into the imperative world if need be. Plus great upward trajectory with lot's of cool stuff like an effects system and multi-core support coming.

    Real World Ocaml is a decent resource:

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  • dream

    Tidy, feature-complete Web framework

    > you might want to check out OCaml for general purpose programming

    Any tips on backend frameworks to look at? I need to write a small websocket service for a side-project and have always wanted to try OCaml. I came across

  • elmish

    Elm-like abstractions for F# apps

    Maybe elmish could be of interest to you?

  • Rx.NET

    The Reactive Extensions for .NET

    As much as I'd love to learn Haskell, Lisp, OCaml or F#, try and pick your language.

  • swift-async-algorithms

    Async Algorithms for Swift

    Requires Xcode 14, which is still in beta and cannot push to the App Store.

    Also, Apple fucked their back port badly. It’s supposedly fixed now, but if you built an app that used async/await anywhere in Xcode 13.X and a user installed running iOS 12/13/up to 14.5 they’d crash on launch.

    So I personally wouldn’t trust it, and instead just push to raise your iOS minimum. I’ve had no problems requiring iOS15 in my projects over 1M installs

  • 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

    Yes, it's possible to build a traditional web company with Haskell. We've made IHP exactly for that :) It's like Rails/Django but for Haskell. We specifically try to be batteries-includes (like rails), so you don't have to think too much about what libraries to use, the core of IHP can get you very far without needing to manually decide between libraries.

    IHP even won a G2 badge, which is kind of funny and ironic for a Haskell project :D

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  • websocket

    Websockets for Elm (by elm-lang)

    The official reason is here:

    I believe it's quite possible to support websockets with the current language features, though, and I hope that websockets will be ready for Gren along with the 0.2.0 release in december.

  • learn-you-a-haskell

    “Learn You a Haskell for Great Good!” by Miran Lipovača

    You would be surprised how much Haskell is practical for boring stuff, try it out

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