And even if you don't do Elm, try Brunch.
Brunch is a great solution. It is fast, easy to set up, and reduces boilerplate.
Elm is a programming language that brings the best of functional programming to the web. It offers a promise of no run-time exceptions (Good riddance
Elm has an easy way to get started called StartApp. I recommend trying it out and reading the source.
Brunch and Elm
If you'd like to use Brunch with Elm, I made a Brunch skeleton for StartApp here:
You can simply
brunch new gh:ivanoats/elm-brunch-starter APPNAME to try it out. You'll get a working "Hello World" start app and build process, ready to go.
It didn't take long thanks to the great work already done by Mads Flensted-Urech on
It was also inspired by Mike Clark's Building Reactive Web Apps video course at Pragmatic Studio, which I'd highly recommend.
Photo Credit: American Elms in Central Park