[Haskell-cafe] Announce: A pragmatic Haskell .NET interop layer, 0.4.0

Peter Verswyvelen bugfact at gmail.com
Sun Apr 19 16:27:38 EDT 2009

Cool. Slightly annoying is that your interop is weak typed, and performance
might suffer because it will be using .NET reflection all the time I guess.
Do you know the Salsa binding for .NET? This aims to do strong typing. Maybe
both efforts could be combined.
On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 10:44 PM, Sigbjorn Finne
<sigbjorn.finne at gmail.com>wrote:

> A new version of a Haskell .NET interop layer, hs-dotnet, has just been
> released
> and is now available for download,
>   http://haskell.forkIO.com/dotnet
> It lets you access .NET functionality from Haskell and vice versa. Tool
> support
> is included in this release to aid such interop.
>  The new version includes development done since the start of the year.
> Apart
> from rewriting the internals completely to put it all on a sounder footing,
> this
> release includes proper support for .NET generic types (classes and
> interfaces),
> mapping them naturally on to Haskell parameterized types.
> The support for generics enables for instance mixed Haskell-.NET LINQ
> programming;
> see the distribution for examples of this along with some other interesting
> applications of
> the hs-dotnet interop layer.
> enjoy
> --sigbjorn
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