Article: PureScript in Production

I just published PureScript in Production: Two simplified stories and a couple of anecdotes about using PureScript in production.


This is good to see, and thanks for taking the effort to compile these!

I am left wondering what the reasons were for choosing PureScript, and what benefits you and your colleagues saw when using it (especially over something like Haskell!) I’m really intrigued to know what are the circumstances in which you think PureScript excels.

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It is a joy to work with json in PureScript. Also PureScript has fast compilation and great IDE support. All of these topics aren’t as nice in Haskell (some would call them “painful”). The team was quite frustrated with these issues and wanted to try something new. Luckily PureScript prototype worked out pretty well.

I also have some of the points visualised here: