In this chapter, we learned the basic syntax of the Elm programming language along with various data structures included in the standard library. Don’t worry if Elm’s syntax still looks foreign to you. As you work your way through the rest of the chapters in this book, writing Elm programs will become a second nature to you.
One of the hardest things about learning a programming language is getting accustomed to its syntax. Once you figure out how to enter and run simple programs then things starts to become more interesting. In the next chapter, we’ll learn the real reasons why Elm is such a great language to work with.