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This week in Elm-land

Oslo Elm Days is a two-day conference happening in Oslo, Norway on the 15-16 May. They have recently opened applications for presentations. If you want to share your experience, please submit it here: https://forms.gle/T4UXj83Fs7jetR577

Elm In The Spring, a one-day Elm conference happening in Chicago, US on the 1st of May, has also opened their call for papers: https://www.papercall.io/elm-in-the-spring-2020.

Jeff Schomay has just recently released version 5.0.1 of his Elm Narrative Engine (https://github.com/jschomay/elm-narrative-engine) - a tool for building interactive fiction style stories in Elm. Take a look at the example game on Ellie here: https://ellie-app.com/7QdZzstKG6Fa1

This week saw the release of the first episode of Implementing Elm podcast. Listen how NoRedInk implements text editing and why Elm might not always be the best option in a business context: https://www.implementingelm.com/101/

Articles and Tutorials

Every new developer has this question: what is the difference between type and type alias - https://blog.bigbinary.com/2017/07/12/difference-between-type-and-type-alias-in-elm.html

How one should go about doing iterative development in Elm, small steps at a time - https://thoughtbot.com/blog/iterative-development-in-elm-http

Planning to write an Elm library? Here's a guide on creating idiomatic package - https://github.com/dillonkearns/idiomatic-elm-package-guide

Library of the week - Elm Uniform

https://package.elm-lang.org/packages/malinoff/elm-uniform/latest/ - one of the few packages to help you with forms. For other alternatives have a look at this Reddit discussions: https://www.reddit.com/r/elm/comments/ekkvtq/is_there_a_better_way_to_create_forms_in_elm/

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