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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Get to Know Us. Share your thoughts with other customers. See all free Kindle reading apps. A quick, deep dive into the implementation details of building a web stack with Haskell and Yesod. The book leaves the impression that it’s cobbled together from blog postings.
There really are no analogs to this in Snoyman’s book: The second is web developers who are either dissatisfied with their existing tools, or are looking to expand their horizons reillh the functional world. I saw several intriguing glimmers in the text. There are lots of small, complete examples that allow to test features of the framework separately and experiment with them without having to write a whole web application first.
Unfortunately, I struggled to follow along. Learn more about Amazon Prime. All was not lost, however. Compared to other Haskell books it is a very practical book that has its main focus on developing web applications on top of the Yesod framework. 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.
All in all i would say the author hits a sweet spot. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. 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.
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Having dabbled with Haskell before,  I’d assumed I’d at least be able to follow along. And though I found numerous flaws with “Grails in Action”, they did get several things right–and two things that they utterly nailed were: Visit our Help Pages.
Still the transition to a complete app is easy enough and more complete examples leave no questions open. Haskell itself is compelling, and I’m sure that I’ll take a return trip to Yesod relily I have a clearer picture of the surrounding landscape.
Snoyman is clearly intimate with Yesod,  and quite knowledgeable of Haskell in a general sense, but part of me fears that this hinders the text–that in increasing the expected knowledge of yesof reader, that it comes at the cost of being accessible to newcomers.
I really enjoyed reading Haskell and Yesod. I received a copy of this book from O’Reilly in exchange for writing a review. I did this despite Snoyman’s other assertion in the preface, that the book assumes a basic familiarity with Haskell.
Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. After going in circles with the compiler error reports, I eventually tried an older version of the Haskell Platform and that seemed to resolve things.
This is the only Yesod reference I’ve been able to find 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. 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.
A Beginner’s Guide ” to read alongside this one, to get more familiar with the language itself while I otherwise dove into Yesod. O’Reilly Media; 1 edition 5 May Language: Also the main point of the book, developing web applications in Yesod, comes across nicely.
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Read more Read less. I thought that I might be the target audience for this book, but I was mistaken. 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.
However, without an index, this makes for very frustrating reading, and ruins any use as a reference. Be the first to review this item Amazon Bestsellers Rank: Teaches more about Yesod and related technologies than Haskell in general.
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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Unfortunately, yeaod then I was pretty demoralized and frustrated and a lot of my interest waned. Snoyman mentions type-safety early and often, but this seemed to me to be an implicit benefit that did not get any clear illustrations.
This is not to say that there reilyl no compelling features presented and discussed. You also get an introduction to various Haskell tools to supplement your basic knowledge of the language. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.