A Real-World PureScript FE Build Setup In my previous article, I introduced my favorite functional programming language — PureScript. I demonstrated a very basic build system built on npm scripts, and ran through some basic tasks like running a unit tests or sending an Ajax request. The simple bui…Brandon Konkle
Software engineer, type system nerd, Rust explorer, Postgres fan, Linux enthusiast, supporter of social justice, loving husband and father, avid comic reader.
PureScript for Front End Developers If you follow me on Twitter you may have seen me joyfully proclaiming my newfound love for ML-style languages and strong, expressive typing. I'll be writing more in the days ahead about functional programming and static typing, and why I think it's the future of r…Brandon Konkle
Welcome back to my series on the wonderful front end Bazaar of technologies! In my last post, Selecting Packages, I talked about the incredible array of choice that we're presented with on the front end, and I encouraged readers to embrace the bazaar and craft their own architecture rather than goin…Brandon Konkle
It's a very interesting (and to some very frustrating) time to be a front end developer. Libraries and tooling have exploded in every direction, providing an overwhelming myriad of choices. Angular, Ember, React, Elm, Om, PureScript and so many more compete for your attention every day, driving peop…Brandon Konkle
In recent weeks a fascinating new library has been getting attention in the React community - redux-saga. It's billed as an "alternative side-effect model" for Redux that uses ES'15 generators and competes with the fundamental redux-thunk middleware. As part of my in-progress quest for a n…Brandon Konkle