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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Developing Web Applications with Haskell and Yesod–New from O’Reilly Media

I saw several intriguing glimmers in the text. Having dabbled with Haskell before, [1] I’d assumed I’d at least be able to follow along. Get to Know Us.

However, without an index, this makes for very frustrating reading, and ruins any use as a reference. Succumbing to this peer pressure, and my own curiosity about Haskell, I dove in. This is not to say that there were no compelling features presented and discussed. See all free Kindle reading apps. There really are no analogs to this in Snoyman’s book: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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He brings ten years of web development experience in a wide variety of environments as well as time spent creating documentation. I really enjoyed reading Haskell and Yesod. See our Returns Policy. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Also the main point of the book, developing web applications in Yesod, comes across nicely. Still the transition to a complete app is easy enough and more complete examples leave no questions open. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item?


Developing Web Apps with Haskell and Yesod, 2nd Edition

Teaches more about Yesod and related technologies than Haskell in general. The i18n system of all things made my eyes light up, as did the high-level design of the widget system though the syntax itself still screws up my brow. Share your thoughts with other customers. 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.

Highly recommended if you are interested in web development and Haskell. A Beginner’s Guide ” to read alongside this one, to get more familiar with the language itself while I otherwise dove into Yesod.

But these are small examples that make up the larger tapestry that I simply did not have the patience or inclination to finish weaving together.

Write a customer review. Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. Compared to other Haskell books it is a very practical haske,l that has its main focus on developing web applications on top of the Yesod framework. Haskell itself is compelling, and I’m sure that I’ll take a return trip to Yesod when I have a clearer picture of the surrounding landscape.

And though I found numerous flaws with “Grails in Action”, they did get hasskell things right–and two things that they utterly nailed were: This seems like a great book if you’re looking for the “how” of using Yesod to build your web application more than the “why.

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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. 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 haskwll hampering that.


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Read more Read less. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The second is haskekl developers who are either dissatisfied with their existing tools, or are looking to expand their horizons into the functional world. See Complete Table of Contents. I installed the latest version of the Haskell Platform via Homebrew, and though I got the Cabal package manager running, the Yesod platform itself failed to compile.

A quick, deep dive into the implementation details of building a web stack with Haskell and Yesod. O’Reilly Media; 1 edition 5 May Language: All was not lost, however.

All in all i would say the author hits a sweet spot.

Visit our Help Pages. Michael Snoyman, creator of Yesod, has been programming for about 15 years, using Haskell for the past five. Snoyman is clearly intimate with Yesod, [2] and quite knowledgeable of Haskell in a general sense, but part of me fears that this hinders the text–that in increasing the expected knowledge of the reader, that it comes at the cost of being accessible yesor newcomers.

Unfortunately, by then I was pretty demoralized and frustrated and a lot of my interest waned. Unfortunately, I struggled to follow along.

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