[Haskell-cafe] ANN: Wheb -- A WAI framework

MigMit miguelimo38 at yandex.ru
Sat Feb 8 09:23:56 UTC 2014


have you tried Happstack? It doesn't need Template Haskell, or a long list of pragmas, and it doesn't care what template or database engine you use.

It's main disadvantage is that it's not WAI, which seems to be ideologically superior; I've heard (or imagined) that there were some plans to make it WAI.

On 07 Feb 2014, at 22:07, Kyle Hanson <hanooter at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I was rather frustrated with the use of Template Haskell as the main entry point for the big framework projects (Yesod, Snap, etc.) While these frameworks offer template-free options, they seem like second class citizens. So I started work on Wheb with the goal that out of the box I could start a project quickly, without Template Haskell and without the dreaded long list of Language Pragma's at the top.  I was inspired by the simplicity of the Scotty project which showed how easy a Haskell server could be to write.
> I have included a couple of plugin examples for handling Auth and Sessions. Wheb is database and template agnostic, but I plan to write some plugins soon to make it easier to use the major libraries with Wheb.
> I just started work on it last weekend but wanted to share my progress. Take a look if it interests you!
> http://hackage.haskell.org/package/Wheb-
> https://github.com/hansonkd/Wheb-Framework
> Thanks,
> Kyle Hanson
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