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Discussion on: Why are you learning Elm?

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Kirk Shillingford

I want to make and design websites. But the current model of javascript, html, css, react, yarn, gulp, travis, etc. etc. It all seemed absolutely impenetrable, confusing, and frustrating.

Functional programming, and in particular, Elm's extremely safe and sturdy framework, provided a solid foundation to learn, while letting me get real results from the very get-go. I cannot understate how important the help of the elm community has been as well. The slack/reddit/twitter community have been extremely helpful.

I am rarely an early adopter, and I'm not sure if this counts, but I am definitely on the Elm train for the foreseeable future.