Ideas

Seedling 🌱
Planted Feb 4, 2021 - Last tended Feb 20, 2022
This is a non-committal list of ideas for Elmcraft. If you've got some ideas you'd like to share, you can
discuss them here
.

Media

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Newsletters βœ…
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Articles 🚧 WIP!
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Podcasts βœ…
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Videos βœ…
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Books βœ…
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Community βœ…
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Forums/Chat βœ…
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Meetups βœ…
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Stretch goal: replace
meetup.com
and offer a nice alternative for meetup organisers
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Include helpful packs, how to run a meetup, how to apply code of conduct, etc – might result in more meetups!
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Conferences βœ…
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Commercial
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Elm at work
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Benefits of Elm at work
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Companies who use Elm
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Success stories
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Companies using Elm who have public thoughts on it – i.e. Luca's recent blog post about Elm at Rakuten.
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Things built with Elm (duplicate of Examples section)
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Hiring
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What is it like hiring for Elm? Include testimonials (which tie back to success stories)
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Jobs
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Info on where Jobs are most often found in Elm community, i.e.
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#jobs in Slack,
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Host an actual job board on Elmcraft
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Support - this should probably be a database!
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Companies/consultancies offering Elm support.

Discover

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Personas
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Curious
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Beginner
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Developer
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Manager/CTO
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Designer
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Context
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Coming from JS
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JS Clean Presentation (Intro to Elm for JS devs)
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Coming from other langauges (per language guide?)
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Coming from Academia
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Complete beginners to coding
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Quizzes
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Is Elm for me?
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Learn Elm your way
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Basically a quiz version of the personas stuff, figure out what people are interested in, and then recommend what kind of stuff they might like based on what they say they're after / what their experience is

"Discover by Area"

Maybe these could be spotlight pages, because certain areas i.e. Gaming have their own microcosm in Elm.
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UI Frameworks
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Gaming
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3D
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Static sites & SSR
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Build

Integration guides

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Elm with Javascript
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Elm with TypeScript
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Elm with Node.js
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Elm with Haskell
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Elm on the server

Packages

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Package spotlights (in-depth overview of a particular community package, related articles, videos, etc)
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Alternative package indexes

Tooling

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Essential guide: elm-format, elm-test, elm-json...
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Tooling spotlights (or maybe Package/Tooling spotlight is its own separate section?)

Design Patterns

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Make impossible states impossible
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Let it grow
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Evan’s the life of a file video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpDsk374LDE
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Thread on one giant file in Elm discourse
https://discourse.elm-lang.org/t/should-i-prefer-big-elm-files/6687/7
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Phantom builder pattern
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Components in Elm and why they're avoided as a first-resort

Techniques

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Web components

Example apps

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Evan's example apps
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realworld-spa Richard
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realworld-spa on elm-spa

Contributing

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Making your own Elm Package guide
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Elm packages open to contributions