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3. Elm Primer

Wolfgang Loder1 
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Vienna, Austria
 

In the first chapter, we saw several Elm application examples. This chapter will provide a deeper look into Elm and is all about the language and standard libraries.

I recommend you read this chapter in sequence because the language explanations build from easier features to more advanced features.

Elm Platform

Elm is not only a language, but also a platform with which to create web applications. It has tools and a runtime that is necessary in order to run an Elm application derived from Elm code. When we compile even a small application like the Hello World example from Chapter 2, the Elm compiler ...

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