What is Elm?
Writing HTML apps is super easy with elm-lang/html. Not only does it render extremely fast, it also quietly guides you towards well-architected code.
Elm is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.
Elm is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Elm's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Elm?
66 companies reportedly use Elm in their tech stacks, including Brilliant, Mind Gym, and for-school.
530 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Elm.
Pros of Elm
Code stays clean
Great type system
No Runtime Exceptions
Easy to understand
Ecosystem agrees on one Application Architecture
Friendly compiler messages
If it compiles, it runs
- No Runtime Exceptions
- Fearless refactoring
- Understand anyone's code
- Fast and friendly feedback
- Enforced Semantic Versioning
- Small Assets
Elm Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Elm?
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Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
It is a general purpose language that can be used in any domain and use case, it is ideally suited for proprietary business logic and data analysis, fast prototyping and enhancing existing software environments with correct code, performance and scalability.