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PureScript 1 Fundamentals

by Daniel Stern

In this course, you’ll learn how to employ all the primary programming tools this language offers and assemble those tools’ products into a coherent application.

What you'll learn

More and more of the most ambitious and freshest projects, meant to be developed by larger teams of developers, are being written in PureScript. For a developer to be part of a lucrative and exciting team like this or lead one as an invaluable agent of a leading company, that developer must have a solid understanding of PureScript. In this course, PureScript 1 Fundamentals, you'll learn the fundamentals of programming applications in PureScript 0.14. First, you’ll learn the basic syntax of PureScript, including creating records, type, functions, objects, and arrays. Next, you’ll work with the more advanced constructs available in PureScript, which may be unfamiliar to the less seasoned developer, including pattern matching, type classes, and the applicative functor. Finally, you’ll learn the most advanced PureScript techniques necessary for the cultivation of a practical PureScript toolset. These techniques are all related to effects, including the Effect monad, asynchronous effects, and the FFI (foreign function interface.)

Table of contents

Course Overview
2mins
Conclusion/Next Steps for PureScript 0.14
6mins

About the author

Daniel Stern is a coder, web developer and programming enthusiast from Toronto, Ontario, where he works as a freelance developer and designer. Daniel has been working with web technologies since the days of the dial-up, and is especially keen on JavaScript, CSS, Angular, React and TypeScript. Over the course of his work as an open-source developer, he's created many community-standards web tools including Angular Audio and Range.CSS. His tool, Range.CSS, was featured in a guest article on CSS-T... more

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