Yesod is a Haskell web framework for productive development of type-safe, RESTful, high performance web applications. O’Reilly Media, Inc. Developing Web Applications with Haskell and Yesod, the rhinoceros beetle, the mountain apollo butterfly, and related. Developing Web Applications with Haskell and Yesod [Michael Snoyman] on Paperback: pages; Publisher: O’Reilly Media; 1 edition (May 5, ).
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On the one hand the book is fast paced enough to keep you interested in the topic, on the other hand it is deep enough to explain the inner workings behind the scene and give good understanding about the interconnection between the different parts of the framework.
Developing Web Applications with Haskell and Yesod by Michael Snoyman
The book leaves the impression that it’s cobbled together from blog postings. There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment.
I received a copy of this book from O’Reilly in exchange for writing a review. Also the main point of the book, developing web applications in Yesod, comes across nicely.
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See all free Kindle reading apps. As a counter example, when I was new to Grails, I picked up a copy of ” Grails in Action ” to guide my early foray; at that time, I had never before encountered Grails, had never written any Groovy, and was about as knowledgeable of Java then as I am of Haskell now.
On the one hand, it seems unfair to say that Snoyman takes your level of expertise with Haskell for granted; after all, he does warn everyone up front that he is assuming some familiarity with the language.
It was almost as if you were expected to already know what this was in fine-grained detail, and as such a demonstration was a foregone conclusion. Highly recommended if you are interested in web development and Haskell.
Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Amazon Business Service for business customers. Snoyman mentions type-safety early and often, but this seemed to me to be an implicit benefit that did not get any clear illustrations.
You also get an introduction to various Haskell tools reeilly supplement your basic knowledge of the language. On the other hand, I have approached several web frameworks written in and backed by languages that I am otherwise new to, and have never been as stymied as I was here.
I really enjoyed reading Hasskell and Yesod. I thought that I might be the target audience for this book, but I was mistaken. Concepts are introduced in minor detail, then later hand-waved over with “don’t worry about this for now” type comments.
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The second is web developers who are either dissatisfied with their existing tools, or are looking to expand their horizons into the functional world. It did not help that I had trouble even getting Haskell and Yesod running on my machine. Succumbing to this peer pressure, and my own curiosity about Haskell, I dove in. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.
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Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and tesod thinking of returning an item? Teaches more about Yesod and related technologies than Haskell in general. And though I found numerous flaws with “Grails in Action”, they did get several things haxkell two things that they utterly nailed were: This is the only Yesod reference I’ve been able to find and the advice is good when I can find the topic I’m looking for but the lack of an index is really hampering that.
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O’Reilly Media; 1 edition 5 May Language: Michael Snoyman, creator of Yesod, has been programming for about 15 years, using Haskell for the past five.