Elm or Suck-less front-end

Ok, so, I’m going to talk about Elm, but to understand what follows, there is
two things I might just tell you upfront:

Firstly, I really enjoy functional programming. When I’m not using Java for
school assessments (which I only use because I have to), I mostly use Haskell,
and I’m having a great time with it

Secondly, I’ve always be frustrated with Web front-end. HTML feels clumsy,
JavaScript allows so much in term of paradigms it does not even feel
consistent with itself, and CSS is such a pain for me to write that it does
not take long before I go back writing some terminal user interfaces.

Or at least it was like that until I stumbled upon Elm.

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Dev Log: Laravel Blogging Platform – Starting Out

Laravel is a great framework that makes web development quick, easy and elegant. I’ve been using it for approximately a year at work and absolutely love it! There are plenty of extremely well-made packages to help extend its functionality from better handling of form request data, to implementations of multi-factor authentication.

But I’ve yet to find a package that adds a blog facility to a website. I’m not a fan of pre-packaged blog/CMS platforms such as WordPress and Drupal, so always prefer to roll my own solution. So, why not use my new-found knowledge and appreciation of Laravel to give something back that I’m passionate about?

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