A hands on approach to learning ReasonML from the perspective of a web developer.
Key Features Hands on learning by building a real world app shell that includes client-side routing and more. Understand Reason's ecosystem including BuckleScript and various npm workflows. Learn how Reason differs from TypeScript and Flow, and how to use it to make refactoring less stressful. Book Description ReasonML, also known as Reason, is a new syntax and toolchain for OCaml that was created by Facebook and is meant to be approachable for web developers. Although OCaml has several resources, most of them are from the perspective of systems development. This book, alternatively, explores Reason from the perspective of web development.
You'll learn how to use Reason to build safer, simpler React applications and why you would want to do so. Reason supports immutability by default, which works quite well in the context of React.
We'll explore using CSS-in-Reason, how to use external JSON in Reason, and how to unit-test critical business logic. By the end of the book, you'll understand why Reason is exploding in popularity and will have a solid foundation on which to continue your journey with Reason.