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Why Haskell and Yesod

With Michael Snoyman

The Yesod Web Framework is designed around a central tenet: bringing the advantages of the Haskell programming language to the world of web development. As such, compile-time safety, high performance, and simple concurrency are first-class features in the framework, all inherited directly from Haskell. In this talk, we will look at these advantages through actual code and show how Haskell and Yesod can help you produce better applications.

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  • Eyal L.

    The talk was great.

    January 8, 2013

  • Ronen S.

    It was encouraging to learn that there is an effort to push Haskell along with all of its benefits into the mainstream.

    December 25, 2012

  • Roman

    Very interesting stuff, great material and presentor!

    December 24, 2012

  • David K.

    Can Michael relate in his speak to Monads ..
    This is a huge stumbling block to understand and use Haskell ( to those very few of us who have modest abilities...).
    Thanks, David.

    December 24, 2012

  • Evgeny B.

    Excellent meeting and very interesting lecture by Michael

    December 24, 2012

  • Ami G.

    Hi All,
    Don't know where exactly to put it in the group - however, we're looking for excellent c++, Haskell, CUDA, bigdata guys (no necessarily in that order ...) - ping me directly.
    Cheers, Ami @ SQream

    December 10, 2012

  • Zvi A.

    The only common property is that both are not mainstream programming languages and both have elements of functional programming. Otherwise they are very different.

    December 10, 2012

  • Ronen N.

    They are both functional and have couple of shared idioms still both are very different, Haskell is Lazy Clojure isn't, Haskell make extensive use of monads Clojure does not, Haskel compiles to binary Clojure compile to JVM byte code, I can carry on and on :)

    November 22, 2012

    • Matan S.

      No need to.... thanks ;)

      November 22, 2012

  • Yardena

    Haskell is type-safe, not a Lisp, and not JVM based just to name a few differences :-)

    November 22, 2012

  • Matan S.

    Isn't that sort of like Clojure ? :)
    What are the main differences? just a thought...

    November 22, 2012

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