[Haskell-cafe] ANN: Leksah 0.10.0

Mathew de Detrich deteego at gmail.com
Wed May 4 03:42:48 CEST 2011

Well I kind of meant an eclipse type of IDE tailored for Haskell programming
(with complete refactoring and code completion for the Haskell language)

On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 4:45 AM, John Smith <voldermort at hotmail.com> wrote:

> 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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