What is Yesod?
Yesod believes in the philosophy of making the compiler your ally, not your enemy. We use the type system to enforce as much as possible, from generating proper links, to avoiding XSS attacks, to dealing with character encoding issues. In general, if your code compiles, it works. And instead of declaring types everywhere you let the compiler figure them out for you with type inference.
Yesod is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Yesod is an open source tool with 2.1K GitHub stars and 333 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Yesod's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Yesod?
5 companies reportedly use Yesod in their tech stacks, including DoxIQ, FP Complete, and SimplyRETS.
16 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Yesod.
Why developers like Yesod?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Yesod
- safety & security guaranteed at compile time
- developer productivity: tools for all your basic web development needs
- raw performance
- fast, compiled code
- techniques for constant-space memory consumption
- asynchronous IO
- this is built in to the Haskell programming language (like Erlang)
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