Introduction Polymorphic variants in Rescript are strange beasts. They aren’t generally that useful in pure Rescript programming, but are frequently necessary in binding to Javascript. Polymorphic variants are extremely flexible (too flexible), but one of the most common uses is to represent a list of constant strings that a JS binding can accept. For example, the ubiquitous on function used for event handlers typically takes a string as its first parameter, as in on("click".

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Dusty Phillips

Canadian author and software developer.

Author and software developer

New Brunswick, Canada