A podcast about the people making and using the Elm language, and the things that they do.
Richard Feldman joins us to mark the content completion of his book, Elm in Action.
Thank you to our sponsors, Culture Amp and Joel Clermont.
Special thanks to Xavier Ho (@Xavier_Ho) for editing and production of this episode!
Recording date: 31 Aug 2019
00:02:06 Richard intro
00:02:46 elm-test and Elm 0.19.1
00:06:33 Draft API: testing commands and tasks with elm-test
00:13:00 Recent Elm community events
00:20:50 Elm in Action
Jeremy Fairbank, the author of “Programming Elm” (Pragmatic Programmers), visits Elm Town to talk about his new book and how it teaches Elm, and about writing tech books in general.
Members of the organising teams of all four major Elm conferences – elm-conf, Elm In The Spring, Elm Europe, and Oslo Elm Day – come together to discuss what goes into a successful Elm conference, the lessons they've learned along the way, and what we can expect at their next conference!
Keith Lazuka and AJ Alt from Microsoft share their experience writing the amazing Elm language support package for the IntelliJ family of integrated development environments.
Erkal Selman shares the story behind Kite, a web application for drawing and exploring directed graphs written entirely in Elm.
Brian Hicks stops by to talk about elm-particle, a handy particle physics simulation you can use to throw confetti across your users' screens!
Manuel Fuchs shares what he learned by taking on a very unusual Elm project: a Nintendo Game Boy emulator!
Annaia Berry and Ossi Hanhinen share previously unreleased details of an important client project, and why their choice of Elm cost Annaia her job.
Robin Heggelund Hansen (Bekk Consulting) shares the very personal story that led to him contributing improvements to List, Dict and Array in Elm 0.19.
Richard Feldman (No Red Ink) and Luke Westby (Ellie, No Red Ink) visit Elm Town to celebrate the just-released Elm 0.19, talk through No Red Ink's plan to upgrade its 250K lines of Elm to the new release, and revisit Luke and Richard's talks from Elm Europe on web components and data structures, respectively.
Dhruv Dang visits Elm Town to share his experience learning from and ultimately adoption Elm at Project6. We discuss issues of team leadership, risk management, and hiring, and Dhruv explains Project6’s elegant solution to SEO with Elm.