[Haskell-cafe] Re: Libraries for Commercial Users

John A. De Goes john at n-brain.net
Fri Oct 9 22:53:50 EDT 2009

On Oct 9, 2009, at 10:07 AM, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-10-08 at 09:43 -0600, John A. De Goes wrote:
>> Here's a list of libraries that are quite significant to commercial
>> software development in 2009,
> For the kinds of applications that you would like to build.

The vast majority of applications being built today are web apps.

> Certainly having more libs enables more apps and that stuff would  
> enable
> your applications. Fortunately it's not an all-or-nothing thing. There
> are plenty of applications we can do now. For the commercial software
> I've developed in Haskell, all the libraries I've needed were  
> available
> and sufficiently mature: decent data structures, binary serialisation,
> fast random numbers, date/time handling, GUI lib.

Sure, there are applications that Haskell is a good fit for. See my  
other message on the subject.


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