[Haskell-cafe] hiring PureScript coder

Alfred Matthews asm13243546 at gmail.com
Wed May 16 21:10:27 UTC 2018

Or not. Not my place.

On Wed, 16 May 2018 at 17:09 Alfred Matthews <asm13243546 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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