[Haskell-cafe] Can I use Haskell for web programming

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Sat Jan 21 08:31:55 EST 2006


>    Can I use Haskell to do what people do with, say, PHP?

I wrote Hoogle (http://haskell.org/hoogle) using Haskell, without
using any libraries - just directly as a console program. It's open
source so you can download it and see how its done, if you want. Of
course the web handling bit is more low level than WASH and HSP.



On 21/01/06, Maurício <briqueabraque at yahoo.com> wrote:
>    Hi,
and more
> I have the need for that, and I've been looking into Ruby on Rails. Do
> you thing Haskell could be a choice? Of course, I don't need something
> exactly like PHP (for instance, I don't care if I can't insert code in
> the middle of xhtml pages. If I have to generate everything from Haskell
> code, I would probably like it. Also, CGI can be a choice). But I need
> reasonable efficiency and to be able to find someone to host my site.
>    What solutions do you suggest me?
>    Thanks,
>    Maurício
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