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The Haskell programming language is often thought of as an academic tool, useful for teaching students about monads and functors, but not much else. But there are advantages to using Haskell as a production backend language.
Better is a company built with Haskell on the backend, and Carl Baatz wrote a blog post detailing his experiences using Haskell. He joins the show to give a detailed explanation of why a company might want to use Haskell on the backend, from software architecture, to testing, to hiring.