Simple code is different from simplistic code: Elm vs JavaScript


There are languages, frameworks, and libraries that strive to enable you to accomplish relatively complex tasks by writing a few lines of code. JavaScript is a good example. To make an http call to a page of my site using this language, you just have to write a single line:

await fetch("")

There is a big difference between a solution being simple and being simplistic. This solution I wrote in JavaScript is not simple. It’s simplistic, as it ignores fundamental aspects of the problem in question.

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