Yesod is a Haskell web framework for productive development of type-safe, RESTful, high performance web applications. O’Reilly Media, Inc. Developing Web Applications with Haskell and Yesod, the rhinoceros beetle, the mountain apollo butterfly, and related. Developing Web Applications with Haskell and Yesod [Michael Snoyman] on Paperback: pages; Publisher: O’Reilly Media; 1 edition (May 5, ).

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After going in circles with the compiler error reports, Hhaskell eventually tried an older version of the Haskell Platform and that seemed to resolve things. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

They did increase my interest in Haskell. I thought that I might be the target audience for this book, but I was mistaken. However, without an index, this makes for very frustrating reading, and ruins any use as a reference. I really enjoyed reading Haskell and Yesod.

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Having dabbled with Haskell before, [1] I’d assumed I’d at least be able to follow along. Compared to other Haskell books it is a very practical book that has its adn focus on developing web applications on top of the Yesod framework. I installed the latest version of the Haskell Platform via Homebrew, and though I got the Cabal package manager running, the Yesod platform itself failed to compile.

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Write a customer review. On the one hand, it seems unfair to say that Snoyman takes your level of expertise with Haskell for granted; after all, he does warn everyone up front that he is assuming some familiarity with the language.

The i18n system of all things made my eyes light up, as did the high-level design of the widget system though the syntax hsskell still screws up my brow. I did this despite Snoyman’s other assertion in the preface, that the book assumes a basic familiarity with Haskell.


O’Reilly Media; 1 edition 5 May Language: Read more Read less. You also get an introduction to various Haskell tools to supplement your basic knowledge of the language.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Unfortunately, I struggled to follow along. The book leaves the impression that it’s cobbled together from blog postings.

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Be the first to review this item Amazon Bestsellers Rank: Michael Snoyman, creator of Yesod, has been programming for about 15 years, using Haskell for the past five. As a counter example, when I was new to Grails, I picked up a copy of ” Grails in Action ” to guide my early foray; at that time, I had never before encountered Grails, had never written any Groovy, and was about as knowledgeable of Java then as I am of Haskell now.

There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. On the other hand, I have approached several web frameworks written in and backed by languages that I am otherwise new to, and have never been as stymied as I was here. Share your thoughts with other customers. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Visit our Help Pages. See all free Kindle reading apps. But these are small examples that make up the larger tapestry that I simply did not have the patience or inclination to finish weaving together.

There really are no analogs to this in Snoyman’s book: This seems like a great book if you’re looking for the “how” of using Yesod to build your web application more than the “why. Still the transition to a complete app is easy enough and more complete examples leave no questions open. Get to Know Us. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status.


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It was almost as if you were expected to already know what this was in fine-grained detail, and as such a demonstration was a foregone conclusion. Succumbing to this peer pressure, and my own curiosity about Reilky, I dove in. Highly recommended if you are interested in web development and Haskell. Delivery reiilly Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Haskell itself is compelling, and I’m sure that I’ll take a return trip to Yesod when I have a clearer picture of the surrounding landscape. This is the only Yesod reference I’ve been able to yesoe and the advice is good when I can find the topic I’m looking for but the lack of an index is really hampering that. Snoyman mentions type-safety early and often, but this seemed to me to be an implicit benefit that did not get any clear illustrations.

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On the one hand the book yesld fast paced enough to keep you interested in the topic, on the other hand it is deep enough to explain the inner workings behind the scene and give good understanding about the interconnection between the different parts of the framework.

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