[Haskell-cafe] ANN: hledger 0.21

Simon Michael simon at joyful.com
Sun Jun 2 01:26:04 CEST 2013

I'm pleased to announce hledger and hledger-web 0.21!

hledger is a command-line tool and haskell library for tracking
financial transactions, which are stored in a human-readable plain
text format. In addition to reporting, it can also help you record new
transactions, or convert CSV data from your bank. Add-on packages
include hledger-web (providing a web interface), hledger-irr and

hledger is inspired by and compatible with John Wiegley's Ledger. For
more, see http://hledger.org .

Install it:

cabal update; cabal install hledger [hledger-web]

For more installation help, see
http://hledger.org/MANUAL.html#installing .
Or, sponsor a ready-to-run binary for your platform:
http://hledger.org/DOWNLOAD.html .

Release notes (http://hledger.org/NEWS.html#hledger-0.21):

**Bugs fixed:**

  - parsing: don't fail when a csv amount has trailing whitespace (fixes
  - web: don't show prices in the accounts sidebar (fixes #114)
  - web: show one line per commodity in charts. Needs more polish, but
  fixes #109.
  - web: bump yesod-platform dependency to avoid a cabal install failure

**Journal reading:**

  - balance assertions are now checked after reading a journal

**web command:**

  - web: support/require yesod 1.2
  - web: show zero-balance accounts in the sidebar (fixes #106)
  - web: use nicer select2 autocomplete widgets in the add form

**Documentation and infrastructure:**

  - add basic cabal test suites for hledger-lib and hledger

Release contributors:

- Xinruo Sun enhanced the hledger-web add form
- Clint Adams added cabal test suites
- Jeff Richards did hledger-web cleanup
- Peter Simons provided the build bot

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