[Haskell-cafe] How to browse code written by others

Job Vranish job.vranish at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 10:37:10 EDT 2010

I've been using the geany <http://www.geany.org/> editor recently and I was
shocked to find that it has decent source browsing capabilities (that work
with haskell even!). You can find where something is defined and find other
usages of things. It's a bit crude, but gets the job done well enough.

- Job

On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 4:32 PM, Martin Drautzburg <Martin.Drautzburg at web.de
> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I need your advice about how to browse code which was written by someone
> else
> (Paul Hudak's Euterpea, to be precise, apx. 10000 LOC). I had set some
> hopes
> on leksah, and it indeed shows me the interfaces, but I have not yet
> convinced it to show me more than that.
> I ran haddock over the sources, and again I could not see more that just
> signatures.
> I would be very happy with something like a Smalltalk browser. Something
> that
> would let me zoom down to the source code, but with "search" and hyperlink
> capabilities ("senders" and "implementers" in Smalltalk).
> Anyways, how do you guys do it, i.e. how to you dive into non-trivial
> foreign
> code?
> --
> Martin
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