[Haskell-cafe] ANN: Leksah 0.10.0

John Smith voldermort at hotmail.com
Tue May 3 20:45:46 CEST 2011

On 03/05/2011 02:49, Mathew de Detrich wrote:
> The best thing that Leksah can turn into (and something that Haskell desperately needs) is a Haskell version of Eclipse,
> because as Java has a weakness of being incredibly verbose (which Eclipse gets around with very easily, try coding Java
> in vim!!!), Haskell being a statically typed language has a weakness that in non trivial code, types can
> become convoluted and 'piping' functions together becoming complicated, something that a very smart code completion
> along with very powerful refactoring techniques that Eclipse has would do wonders.
> The one thing that Haskell is missing is a proper editing environment, and at least in my opinion one of the major
> things that a language needs to become widely adopted (unless its a first like perl,C was) is a proper editing
> environment that is approachable for newer people but remains powerful for advanced users

There is a Haskell version of eclipse - eclipsefp. (Unless you specifically meant an Eclipse written in Haskell.)

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