[Haskell-cafe] ANN: hledger 0.1, command-line accounting tool

Jason Dagit dagit at codersbase.com
Wed Oct 15 20:51:55 EDT 2008

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 5:01 PM, Simon Michael <simon at joyful.com> wrote:

> I'm pleased to announce the first release of hledger, a command-line
> accounting tool similar to John Wiegley's c++ ledger. hledger generates
> simple ledger-compatible transaction & account balance reports from a plain
> text ledger file. It's simple to use, at least for techies.
> This has been my "learning Haskell" project, but I think it's also useful.
> It is much less featureful than ledger, and not quite as fast, but it has
> the virtue of being fun for haskellers to hack on. I am documenting the
> code, the app is simple, and I'm not too far up the haskell learning curve,
> so I think other people learning haskell might enjoy a look. It is currently
> ~1100 lines of haskell excluding tests.

Simon, I went straight to the code and skimmed over 4 or 5 modules and I
found your code enjoyable to read.  I think this is a nice collection of

Good job!

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