Introduction to Elm, v2 Booleans
Transcript from the "Booleans" Lesson
[00:00:14] We're gonna know why they're capitalized a little bit later, but for now, it's enough to know that they happen to be capitalized in Elm. There are a bunch of different Boolean comparisons you can do, so == is one, so x == y, that will return either True or False.
[00:00:43] So it's a slash equals. This comes from the ML family of languages which is what Elm syntax is based on. So they don't use exclamation point equals to mean not equals, they use slash equals. The idea is it's supposed to kinda look like if you squint an equal or the slash through it for like the not equal's Mathematical symbol.