Expanded Library

Elm: Getting Started

by Mike Van Sickle

Elm is designed to be front-end web application language and framework. This course will show you how to use Elm to build fast, efficient, and reliable front-end web applications.

What you'll learn

For a front-end web development technology to be taken seriously, it must offer something truly unique that makes it stand out in a saturated field. Applications written in the Elm language are lightning fast and almost immune to run-time exceptions. This makes Elm a very attractive option for developers whose customers are increasingly sensitive to performance and quality. In this course, Elm: Getting Started, you'll get acquainted with Elm by learning why Elm is a functional language, and the strengths that that brings. Additionally, you'll be introduced to the standard Elm architectures that have been proven to yield fast, reliable, and extensible applications. Finally, you'll explore Elm's 4 core tools are and how to use them. By the end this course, you'll know everything you need to build your own Elm applications.

About the author

Michael Van Sickle is an application architect in Akron, Ohio. He started his career as a mechanical engineer, designing components for the automotive industry, before changing to software engineering. He is passionate about learning new programming languages and is comfortable working in Java, C#, JavaScript, PHP, and F#. Mike also loves learning about user experience design and is taking a lead role in his company's attempt to make applications that are elegant and simple. When he i... more

Ready to upskill? Get started