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module HelloWorld exposing (helloWorld)


helloWorld : Maybe String -> String
helloWorld maybeName =
    case maybeName of
        Nothing ->
            "Hello, World!"

        Just name ->
            "Hello, " ++ name ++ "!"

Key Features of Elm


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For the Web

Elm is for making Web applications.

Delightful

Elm aims at the most enjoyable developer experience possible.

Excelent performances

Elm has tiny compilation times, small assets and a fast runtime.

No runtime exception

Thanks to strict typing, Elm catches potential errors at compilation.

JavaScript interop

Elm has a dedicated interop mechanism with JavaScript called ports.

Functional but simple

Elm is a simple pure functional language, a good gateway for more advanced functional languages.

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