GOTO 2020 • Upgrade Your Frontend Game – Be an Elm Wizard • Richard Feldman & Thomas Anagrius

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This interview was recorded for the GOTO Book Club. #GOTOcon #GOTOBookClub

Richard Feldman - Author of "Elm in Action"
Thomas Anagrius - Lead Developer at Humio

Elm is a purely functional language that compiles to JavaScript in less than 4 seconds. We sat down with Richard Feldman, author of the book Elm in Action to understand how learning to code in Elm can help software developers whether they work with it on a daily basis or not.

00:00 Intro
00:50 Series introduction
01:11 What is Elm?
02:33 Will Elm take over the world?
05:31 Move away from the dependency nightmare
08:17 Why does Elm seem hard for beginners?
12:14 Benefits of using Elm in Large Organizations
15:33 Benefits of functional languages
18:45 Elm CSS
24:07 What does the book help you with?
30:15 Modeling with Elm
33:22 The seven takeaways
34:46 Outro

Read the full transcription of the interview here:

#Elm #ElmLang #Humio #FunctionalProgramming

This episode of the GOTO Book Club was possible thanks to the support of Humio, the only multitenant solution that enables organizations log everything to answer anything in real-time — at scale, self-hosted, or SaaS. Humio’s modern architecture enables complete observability to answer any question, explore threats and vulnerabilities, and gain valuable insights from all your logs in real-time. Humio’s frontend is developed in Elm, a functional language selected for its strong emphasis on simplicity, stability, and speed, which are all important capabilities in working with large data volumes in real-time and with high user interactions where data is being continuously explored. Humio offers low total cost of ownership and unlimited plans, with easy deployment at any scale, self-hosted, or SaaS.

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