Dust-tools VS connection

Compare Dust-tools vs connection and see what are their differences.


A set of tools for exploring network filtering (by blanu)


simple client connection library in haskell with builtin features: SSL/TLS, SOCKS, session management. (by vincenthz)
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Dust-tools connection
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4 61
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0.0 0.0
almost 9 years ago 4 months ago
Haskell Haskell
LicenseRef-GPL BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Dust-tools. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of connection. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-06-05.
  • Crypton is forked from cryptonite with the original authors permission
    5 projects | /r/haskell | 5 Jun 2023
    Trying to build the "old" hs-connection (which is still in my my project's dependency tree) after a cabal update, I now get this : Network/Connection.hs:123:43: error: • Couldn't match expected type ‘crypton-x509-store-1.6.9:Data.X509.CertificateStore.CertificateStore’ with actual type ‘Data.X509.CertificateStore.CertificateStore’ NB: ‘crypton-x509-store-1.6.9:Data.X509.CertificateStore.CertificateStore’ is defined in ‘Data.X509.CertificateStore’ in package ‘crypton-x509-store-1.6.9’ ‘Data.X509.CertificateStore.CertificateStore’ is defined in ‘Data.X509.CertificateStore’ in package ‘x509-store-1.6.9’ • In the ‘sharedCAStore’ field of a record In the ‘clientShared’ field of a record In the expression: (TLS.defaultParamsClient (fst cid) portString) {TLS.clientSupported = def {TLS.supportedCiphers = TLS.ciphersuite_default}, TLS.clientShared = def {TLS.sharedCAStore = globalCertificateStore cg, TLS.sharedValidationCache = validationCache}} | 123 | { TLS.sharedCAStore = globalCertificateStore cg | Error: cabal: Failed to build connection-0.3.1.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Dust-tools and connection you can also consider the following projects:

prometheus-client - Haskell client library for exposing prometheus.io metrics.

json-rpc - Fully-featured JSON-RPC 2.0 library for Haskell programs

hs-twitterarchiver - Commandline Twitter feed archiver

tls - TLS/SSL implementation in haskell

api-builder - library for building JSON API wrappers in haskell

haskoin - Haskoin Core is a Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash library

libssh2 - LibSSH2 FFI bindings for Haskell

pusher-http-haskell - Pusher Channels Haskell HTTP Library