[Haskell-cafe] hiring PureScript coder

Alfred Matthews asm13243546 at gmail.com
Wed May 16 21:09:57 UTC 2018

Also it'seems worth asking at this time what your business plans are in re:
client-server and SaaS.

On Wed, 16 May 2018 at 17:08 Alfred Matthews <asm13243546 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I don't see any reason not to use PureScript, if you don't simply want to
> do architecture in JavaScript, in a functional style.
> Underscore, for JavaScript, is minimal and lightweight and you don't have
> to rely on compilers that remain experimental. It's experimental enough,
> writing JavaScript. But, you can leverage PureScript's Haskell-like-to
> JavaScript compilation workflow, much as one might for ClojureScript, and
> then, remaining in the Haskell ecosystem under Haskell-style BSD rather
> than BDFL community licensing, proceed to develop your own IP such that you
> can write maintainable JavaScript or Haskell code, with Purescript.
> Just my 2c
> Al
> On Wed, 16 May 2018 at 16:24 Dennis Raddle <dennis.raddle at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 1:13 PM, Leandro Ostera <leandro at ostera.io>
>> wrote:
>>> Iā€™d point you right at ReasonML then ā€” Ocaml dressed as JavaScript šŸ™ŒšŸ¼
>>> And the ReasonReact bindings of course.
>> I should add that I don't want to learn another language... my time is
>> already limited enough. My Haskell experience should make Purescript easy,
>> and the way Purescript fits elegantly with JavaScript should mean that I
>> can learn what I need to about JS libraries, and incorporate them, without
>> any inefficiency.
>> Learning OCaml, however... too much. With Scala, I learned that a combo
>> OO/FP language requires a lot of effort to master... it's not just a matter
>> of knowing FP and knowing OO and then assuming you can mix them expertly.
>> It's really an entirely new category of language.
>> I would be willing to consider another Haskell-like language in place of
>> Purescript, and a framework other than React.
>> D
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