[web-devel] On the state of Haskell web frameworks

Jeremy Shaw jeremy at n-heptane.com
Mon Sep 20 16:25:45 CEST 2010

Nice. There is definitely a gapping hole to fill at the moment.

- jeremy

On Sep 20, 2010, at 8:59 AM, Christopher Done wrote:

> On 20 September 2010 15:29, Jeremy Shaw <jeremy at n-heptane.com> wrote:
>> Have you looked at HJScript or jmacro? Any idea what you would do
>> differently from those?
> I looked at HJScript a while ago. They're imitations of JavaScript,
> too low level, I don't want to write JavaScript at all. I could build
> ontop of HJScript, though, for a standard library. But I really would
> like to forget about JavaScript entirely a la GWT's Java and
> Cappuchino's Objective-C and work in some embedded interface
> description language.
>> This reminds me of another possible solution I thought of. Maybe  
>> the nicest
>> solution (and a lot of work) would be a new language with a  
>> compiler that
>> targets javascript but is designed to also interact with Haskell  
>> and be
>> tolerable to Haskellers. Like HaXe, but different..
> Personally I'd rather stay within Haskell.
> Anyway talk is cheap, I'll chat more about this particular idea once
> I've actually something substantial.

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