[Haskell-cafe] ANN: Portackage - a hackage portal

Andrew Seniuk rasfar at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 01:05:31 CEST 2012

I discovered http://jsonlint.com/ and got it to validate. :)

On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 6:18 PM, Andrew Seniuk <rasfar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi ___,
> Thank you for your suggestion to provide JSON, which seconds Derek's
> earlier suggestion. I have anonymised your name since you wrote to me
> but didn't CC the list. :)
> As much as I wish the web interface was up to snuff, it is really too
> slow. While I continue to try to resolve that, there is something like
> a JSON feed available now. I'm new to these things and may be doing it
> wrong. Any advice would be appreciated, either in accelerating the web
> interface or in providing the JSON. I have no idea whether it parses
> or not.
> JSON Schema:
> http://www.fremissant.net/portackage/packages.schema.json.txt
> Hopefully compressed JSON data:
> http://www.fremissant.net/portackage/packages.php
> Raw JSON data in case the compressed doesn't work:
> http://www.fremissant.net/portackage/packages.json
> The hackage data updated as of today (June 14).
> For now this is only the packages which expose modules (i.e. not
> including binary packages). No particular reason, I just ran out of
> time this afternoon and thought I'd post what I've got.
> The fields present in the JSON are those available on the HTML table
> version. There are several dozen other fields which come up more or
> less infrequently in the Hackage packages, and they could all be
> included. The complete list of modules is included (rather than the
> summary versions used in the HTML table version).
> A next step would be for the server to incrementally update the JSON
> data based on the Hackage RSS feed.
> Kind Regards,
> Andrew
> On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 7:58 AM, ___ wrote:
>> Hi Andrew
>> Portackage is a great site for browsing packages, but it's really
>> really slow for filtering per column. What about offering an
>> additional non-javascript version of the pages -- searching with plain
>> text in a browser works quite well.
>> On 4/30/12, Andrew Seniuk <rasfar at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Oops, the three links in summary are:
>>> module tree: http://fremissant.net/portackage/modules.php
>>> library packages: http://fremissant.net/portackage/portackage.php
>>> other packages: http://fremissant.net/portackage/binary.php
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