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Because of full dependent types in Idris, the programmer can focus more on modelling the domain with types and waste less time fixing common bugs that the type checker will catch. Dependent types help apply type driven development and a lot of code auto generation, making the compiler and type checker an ally in developing working software instead of just getting in the way. See More
Idris, while similar to Haskell, has strict semantics, which may cause some confusion if your backend is done in Haskell. If using Idris, it would make sense to do the backend in Idris as well, if not for the fact that Idris currently has fewer libraries available for web development than Haskell. See More
Because the metaprogramming occurs in the same level as the programming, you are able to write automated tactics that depend on mathematical objects you have already defined, and use those tactics to define more objects. It is a very powerful leap forward in automated and interactive theorem proving. See More
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