[Haskell-cafe] Summer of Code idea: Haskell Web Toolkit

Heinrich Apfelmus apfelmus at quantentunnel.de
Sun Mar 11 10:17:27 CET 2012

Jurriën Stutterheim wrote:
> Currently, however, it is still a bit of a pain to compile larger UHC
> JS projects, since Cabal support for UHC's different backends is
> limited. This could be one potential goal for your GSoC project: make
> it possible to type `cabal configure && cabal build` and find a
> complete JS application in your dist folder. [..]
> I think this would make a nice GSoC project. The scope of the above
> should be about right, but if you would be done way ahead of time,
> there are plenty of relevant related things you could work on (e.g.,
> a UHC JS-specific Haskell Platform-like package). If this sounds
> interesting to you, let me know and I can send you some more detailed
> information about the UHC JS backend.. As for mentoring, I might be
> able to help out there, but since the above project would revolve
> more around Cabal and not so much around the UHC internals, there
> might be more suitable mentors out there.

This sounds like a great GSoC project to me. Maybe you can add it to the 
list of project suggestions, Jurriën?


Best regards,
Heinrich Apfelmus


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