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PureConf

On theory and practice of PureScript

It is becoming common to have web applications with tens of thousands of lines of handwritten Javascript. Javascript, however, is a less than ideal base to build large applications upon.

Javascript, as a language, has grown with several new features being added to the Ecmascript specification that help you manage the complexity. However, it may surprise you to know that many of those features have been present in functional programming languages for a long time and were heavily inspired by them. You can see functional programming’s influence even in many frameworks, libraries, and tools that have come up in the Javascript ecosystem, promoting concepts such as purity, immutability, and declarative programming.

Why PureScript

The best way to bring functional programming to the web is to use a compile-to-javascript language like PureScript. PureScript is a mature, functional programming language which was written from the ground up to interoperate with the Javascript ecosystem. PureScript’s strong static type system and compile time checks ensure quality and correctness of code. PureScript outputs Javascript which is readable and can be debugged with the browser dev tools, and allows seamless interop with the Javascript. You can continue to use existing JS libraries such as React, but with an added layer of safety.

About PureScript Conference

This conference is focused on the theory and practice of the PureScript programming language. We will discuss:

  • How to get started
  • How to get productive - best practices and tooling.
  • Demystifying PureScript - a deep dive of the concepts.
  • Real world case studies of PureScript in production, and the lessons learnt.

Key takeaways

At the end of the conference you will:

  1. Gain a deep understanding of PureScript, its ecosystem, and how it compares with other prevalent approaches.
  2. Know how to architect large applications with PureScript that are maintainable, and scale to large codebases and team sizes.
  3. Understand some of the practical challenges of adopting PureScript and how to overcome them.
  4. Get advice, tips, and techniques from industry leaders with real world PureScript experience.

Who should participate

  • Functional programming enthusiasts
  • Engineering Leaders - directors, leads, architects
  • Web developers

About the curator

PureScript conference is curated by Anupam Jain. Anupam works with strongly typed FP, user interfaces, analytics, and fintech. Anupam has written the Concur UI framework, and has founded the FP India user group.

Contact details

For further details about the PureScript conference, call 7676332020. Or, you can leave your query at https://hasgeek.com/FP-Juspay/purescript-conference/comments. The organizers will get back to you.

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PureScript conference is accepting talks and blog posts on: How to get started with PureScript. How to get productive - best practices and tooling. Demystifying Purescript - a deep dive of the concepts. expand

PureScript conference is accepting talks and blog posts on:

  • How to get started with PureScript.
  • How to get productive - best practices and tooling.
  • Demystifying Purescript - a deep dive of the concepts.
  • Real world case studies of Purescript in production, and the lessons learnt.

Content can be submitted in the form of:

  1. 15 minute talks
  2. 30 minute talks
  3. 1,000 word written articles

Submissions for PureScript Conference will be reviewed and curated by Anupam Jain.

Jordan Martinez

Using Monad Transformers without understanding them

Do you understand Monads and “do notation,” but still do not understand Monad Transformers? Do you want to use a framework or library, but it has been scaring you off because it uses a monad transformer? Then this talk is for you. more
  • 1 comments
  • Submitted
  • 11 Jan 2022
30-40 min talk

Ben Hart

Asynchronous JavaScript & PureScript for Haskellers

In this introductory talk, we will look at Asynchronous programming primitives in JavaScript and PureScript from first principles, as well as how Purescript creates structure and principled approaches to asynchronous programming. more
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  • Submitted
  • 19 Jan 2022
30-40 min talk

Mike Solomon

The Hills Are Alive With the Sound of Comonads

Comonads famously project computations into future contexts. But what if the future is uncertain? What if, like in Demolition Man, the computation wakes up in a hostile, dystopian 2032? Instead, we’d like the computation to wake up in a place more like Encino Man, or at least An American Pickle. more
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  • Submitted
  • 23 Jan 2022
30-40 min talk

James Brock

Monadic Parsers at the Input Boundary

When reading a byte stream over the process I/O boundary, the first thing which everyone should do is to parse the byte stream with a monadic parser. more
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  • Submitted
  • 30 Jan 2022
30-40 min talk

Nathan Faubion

Taming the stack

Writing efficient functional recursive programs in a runtime where calls consume stack space more
  • 1 comments
  • Submitted
  • 26 Feb 2022
30-40 min talk

Hosted by

FP-Juspay is a forum to dive deep and contribute to the world of Functional Programming - Frameworks, Applications and People. more

Supported by

Community sponsor

Welcome to the MLabs page! We are a Haskell consultancy and a collection of real FP geeks. We are hiring Haskellers, Purescripters and other FP enthusiasts all year round. If you love Haskell and are looking for a job or internship, you apply here: https://apply.workable.com/mlabs/j/63DAAA4AEF/ more

Promoted

nilenso is a boutique technology consultancy based in Bangalore. Over the past 9 years, we have worked on projects in e-commerce, logistics, machine learning, data science, healthcare, payments and education. You can read about some our recent projects here: https://nilenso.com/recent-tech.html. Ou… more

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