[Haskell-cafe] Possibility to port vshaskell to VS2008?

Peter Verswyvelen bf3 at telenet.be
Sun Jan 13 16:15:22 EST 2008

It might be even better to port it to the freely available downloadable
Visual Studio Shell:

The F# plugin works for that environment, giving a very good free IDE.

Peter (on Fedora 8 using, woohoo, my first steps on Linux :)

On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 19:12 +0100, Philipp Riemer wrote:
> Because my university is in the MSNDAA-program I could download the new
> Visual Studio 2008 Professional, what I've done today. Now I tried to
> install the vshaskell-extension to start learning Haskell but the installer
> only quits with the message that (of course) VS2005 is not installed. Now is
> my question if I have to download the "old" VS2005 or if it is somehow
> possible to get this extension running with VS9.0?
> I already tried to use the EclipseFP-plugin so I already have (win)hugs, ghc
> and haddoc installed (if it helps for the problem above). 
> The problem with this plugin was that Ctrl+Space does apparently not work
> for code hints and because I'm just started to learn the language, I don't
> know every keyword... So I have to look it up everytime somewhere, I want to
> implement something new. The fact that Prelude.hs and others are plain text
> are a great help, but what I have seen in the screenshot at
> http://www.haskell.org/visualhaskell/screenshots.html would be much
> better...
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