A round up of what’s happening in the wonderful world of the Elm programming language.


Elm Interop - Using a JavaScript Library

Matt Pfefferle demystifies interoperating with a JavaScript library in Elm.

Building the Case for Static Types in your React Applications

Damien Klinnert tips his hat to Elm in advocating for Elm’s benefits elsewhere.

Field Report: Elm

Jon Skulski shares his brief but enjoyable Elm experience.

Elm: The Gateway Drug To Functional Programming

Bill Peregoy on how the world of functional programming is opening up to him, thanks to Elm.

Watching & Listening


elm-merkletree 2.0.0

Ramón Soto Mathiesen has built an implementation of the Merkle tree data structure in Elm (code).

Elm Quickstart Project

Getting started always seems hard; this, from Bill Peregoy makes it easier.

Rocket Elm

A small game where you pilot a rocket ship around. Written in Elm for learning by Jamon Holmgren (code).

Meetups, Conferences & Events

Thu 20th Oct, London, United Kingdom Ember London
Kirill Korolyov from : Ember -> Elm
Thu 20th Oct, Manhattan, USA Flint Hills IO
Ryan McCants Functional Frontends with Elm
Mon 24th Oct, Melbourne, Australia Elm Melbourne
Mon 24th Oct, Hangzhou, China Hangzhou Elm Meetup
Mon 24th Oct, Denver, USA Denver Elm Developers
Mon 24th Oct, Remote, Online Elm Remote Meetup #5
Corey Haines Manage CSS Animation Transition
Wed 26th Oct, Wellington, New Zealand Elm Wellington
Wed 26th Oct, Bratislava, SK Reactive Conf
Richard Feldman Introduction to Elm
Wed 26th Oct, Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm Elm
Wed 26th Oct, Copenhagen, Denmark Elm Copenhagen
Wed 26th Oct, Moscow, RU Elixir-lang Moscow
Alexey Pirogov Frontend + Elm - Pain
Wed 26th Oct, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Elm Netherlands
Wed 26th Oct, Minneapolis, USA JavaScript MN
Mike Anderson Elm for JavaScripteers
Wed 26th Oct, Boulder, USA Elm user group Boulder
Wed 26th Oct, San Francisco, USA Elm user group SF
Thu 27th Oct, Bratislava, SK Reactive Conf
Richard Feldman Elm and React in production
Thu 27th Oct, Utrecht, Netherlands Infi Developers Meetup
Thu 27th Oct, London, United Kingdom Elm London Meetup
Thu 27th Oct, Orlando, USA Elm Orlando

Curator’s Corner

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