Articles from Brian Hicks
You know how it takes so much effort to produce even the simplest of programs when JSON parsing is involved?
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could breeze right on by that step and get on with writing your business logic?
Adding and changing new fields in your JSON API is just a part of life.
We’ve got to have ways to deal with that!
In Elm, it’s easy to add new fields with
Let’s do it!
When you’re writing JSON decoders, it’s helpful to understand what’s going on.
When you’re up in the clouds with your JSON workflow doing all sorts of fancy and advanced stuff, it’s great!
But what about when you don’t need all the fancy stuff?
(Or you’re just getting started?)
It’s a hassle to write decoders, objects, and encoders for every single field by hand.
It feels like tedious boilerplate.
But really, you don’t have to do it all by hand.
Please meet JSON to Elm.