[Haskell] Haskell alternatives: functional programming in rich IDEs

Gen Zhang genneth at gmail.com
Fri Dec 15 13:51:44 EST 2006

On Fri, 2006-12-15 at 16:48 +0000, Neil Mitchell wrote:
> Haskell is not as good for IDE integration, C# is because it has lots
> of redundancy, lots of long names etc. Haskell might be if qualified
> imports were used more, but typically the code is already short, so
> having an IDE type some of it for you is impractical without adding
> language redundancy. Maybe automatic type notes would help a bit, but
> again, I'm not convinced of their value.

Debugger support and refactoring support. Ironically, both ought to be
easy with something like Haskell (see Hat, Hare, etc.) I guess our
collective GUI-fu is still low.

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