[Haskell-cafe] Ease of Haskell development on OS X?

Thomas Davie tom.davie at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 13:48:34 EDT 2009

On 20 Mar 2009, at 18:46, Don Stewart wrote:

> tom.davie:
>> On 20 Mar 2009, at 18:08, Don Stewart wrote:
>>> tom.davie:
>>>> Other than chose the graphics card carefully, an iMac will do you
>>>> very well.
>>>> Hope that helps.
>>> This is very useful.
>>> Could the Mac users add information (and screenshots?) to the OSX  
>>> wiki
>>> page,
>>>   http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/OSX
>> I'm not really sure there's much to add.  It mostly just works™.
>> Is there something that can be extracted from this discussion to  
>> add to
>> it?
> Imagine you're new to Haskell, or the Mac. What do you need to know to
> get started developing new Haskell software? Is that information on  
> the
> page?

Thankfully, yes, all you need to know are either (a) go to haskell.org  
and download it, or (b) download macports, and port install ghc... Now  
you've got a Haskell environment like any other.

I guess I could add a chunk of text about good editors, but I'm not  
sure if that's suitable, is it?


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