[Haskell-cafe] Why Exotic Languages Are Not Mainstream

Clifford Beshers clifford.beshers at linspire.com
Fri Aug 11 10:32:38 EDT 2006

Nicolas Frisby wrote:
> I would quite appreciate the type info at edit time (especially when
> tracking down errors) but as far as I know VisualStudio is a 100%
> Windows only app (right?). I don't run Windows.
> Is there anything similar to VisualHaskell that works in light-weight
> (compared to Studio...) and multi-platform editors? E.g. Emacs or
> Eclipse?
Haskell mode in emacs will show you the type of a library function if 
your cursor is on it.

I also use http://haskell.org/hoogle quite a bit and I keep meaning to 
install the lambda bot locally on my machine so that I can ask it.

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