76: Special Guest Blake Thomas
We get a chance to talk with Blake Thomas co-organizer of Elm in the Spring, coming up in just a couple weeks in Chicago. We cover bringing Elm into an organization, coding confidently, sustainability, and a variety of random topics.
Special Guest Blake Thomas
Co-organizer of Elm in the Spring
Work at NoRedInk? Trying to outdo each other for conferences?
Elm as an interest
Stop using react and start using Elm!
Skeptical about it
Type safety, functional, less errors!
Reasonably new. Pre 0.16
Prototype in Elm, measure differences.
Metric for success, developer happiness.
Arch of developer happiness
Beat the deadlines only 4 months long, by 2 weeks
Magnitude less errors
Once they had the logic down
Corey Hanes Ruby advocate turned Elm
Sunken cost bias
Counter argument - it’s not an all or nothing. - — Ports/Routes/Elmify
Cost of maintenance - easiest software to maintain is zero lines
JS boilerplate code, and wiring overhead
Elm careful curation of features
Crystal Programming Language Ary
Elm Conference in the middle in the year
Elm in the Spring
NoRedInk.com/jobs Published 12 Apr 2019