[Haskell-cafe] Starting Haskell with a web application
bjorn at bringert.net
Thu Mar 6 13:34:50 EST 2008
On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 8:00 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> > Jonathan Gardner wrote:
> > > Where do I get started in writing a web app with Haskell? I am looking
> > > more for a framework like Pylons and less like Apache, if that helps.
> > The closest we currently have to a web framework is Happs
> > (http://happs.org/), but it uses the kitchen sink of advanced and
> > unusual language extensions, which I think might be why it hasn't got
> > all that much momentum.
> > There's also WASH, but that has an even lower profile. I couldn't tell
> > you if it sees much use, or even builds with recent compilers.
> Perhaps it is time for a haskell web apps wiki page, if there isn't one,
> outlining the approaches, with a structure like:
> * HAppS
> * CGI
> - FastCGI
> * Database solutions
> - HDBC
> - Takusen
> * Templating
> - HStringTemplate
> * JSON rpc
It doesn't mention many of the above, but they would be nice
additions. The page should probably be split into several though.
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