ema VS ghcup-hs

Compare ema vs ghcup-hs and see what are their differences.


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ema ghcup-hs
5 25
109 248
3.7% 3.2%
7.6 9.4
24 days ago 6 days ago
Haskell Haskell
GNU Affero General Public License v3.0 GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only
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For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of ema. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-10-17.


Posts with mentions or reviews of ghcup-hs. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-01-15.
  • Revisiting Haskell after 10 years
    8 projects | dev.to | 15 Jan 2024
    The compiler now shows more helpful error messages and GHCup allows us to manage multiple versions of GHC, Stack, and HLS (Haskell Language Server) in a breeze. Compilation time is faster now, but I believe it is because hardware has become faster over the years. Unfortunately, cross-compiling is not yet as simple.
  • -❄️- 2023 Day 5 Solutions -❄️-
    149 projects | /r/adventofcode | 5 Dec 2023
    Install Haskell using GHCup. In days of old installing Haskell used to be a pain, but nowadays Haskell comes with a self-isolated thing call ghcup - you install it once, and then it installs the rest of the universe in its own isolated directory that can be independently deleted or updated without affecting the rest of your system.
  • Need Help with getting Haskell onto my Windows Laptop
    2 projects | /r/haskell | 4 Dec 2023
    Try this https://www.haskell.org/ghcup/ but with Window's WSL2.
  • Neovim: How to get variable type hinting?
    4 projects | /r/haskell | 12 May 2023
    I have been using helix with ghcup installed ghc(s) and language servers. It works with Haskell out of box, no configuration necessary. Helix is a modal editor, similar to but distinctly different from the vi family. Although a long time vim user I have found the switch to helix not too difficult and definitely worth the trouble.
  • Haskell ecosystem questions.
    5 projects | /r/haskell | 17 Mar 2023
  • Haskell IDE setup
    3 projects | /r/haskell | 24 Feb 2023
    makefile_dir := $(dir $(abspath $(lastword $(MAKEFILE_LIST)))) export PATH := $(makefile_dir):$(PATH) project_name ?= project_main ?= src/.hs retag_file ?= $(project_main) stack.yaml: @test -f stack.yaml || (echo -e "This makefile requires a 'stack.yaml' for your project.\nYou don't need to use 'stack' to build your project.\nYou just need a 'stack.yaml' specifying a resolver compatible with your GHC version.\nSee https://www.stackage.org/" && exit 1) stack: stack.yaml @which stack || (echo -e "This makefile requires 'stack' to be on your path. Use GHCup to install it.\nSee https://www.haskell.org/ghcup/" && exit 1) .PHONY: stack warning.txt: -@uname -a | grep -q Darwin && echo "WARNING: On Mac, you must alias 'make' to 'gmake' in your shell config file (e.g. ~/.bashrc or ~/.zshrc). Symbolic links will not work." | tee warning.txt @echo "Add 'warning.txt' to your .gitignore file if you never want to see this message again." hasktags: warning.txt stack @echo 'stack exec -- hasktags' > hasktags @chmod +x hasktags @echo "You might like to add 'hasktags' to your .gitignore file." format: stack @stack exec -- fourmolu --stdin-input-file $(project_main) .PHONY: format retag: warning.txt stack @stack exec -- haskdogs -i $(retag_file) --hasktags-args "-x -c -a" | sort -u -o tags tags .PHONY: retag tags: warning.txt hasktags stack @stack exec -- haskdogs .PHONY: tags ghcid: stack @stack exec -- ghcid \ --command 'stack repl --ghc-options "-fno-code -fno-break-on-exception -fno-break-on-error -v1 -ferror-spans -j"' \ --restart stack.yaml \ --restart $(project_name).cabal \ --warnings \ --outputfile ./ghcid.txt .PHONY: ghcid
  • Any open source projects to contribute to for beginners
    8 projects | /r/haskell | 13 Feb 2023
  • I want to move from linux to bsd
    5 projects | /r/freebsd | 4 Feb 2023
    I don't know what FreeBSD's reasons for removing Haskell from the ports tree was -- but in any case, Haskell likes to have its own development & runtime environments. The recommended method (for Linux, as well as FreeBSD) to install the package managers (cabal & stack), & the toolchain nowadays is 'ghcup': https://www.haskell.org/ghcup/
  • Already learned Scala syntax. Should the next book be "SICP" or "Function Programming in Scala"?
    2 projects | /r/scala | 24 Jan 2023
    If you want a solid understanding of FP and not just FP in Scala, I highly recommend installing GHCup and working through Haskell Programming From First Principles. Then I would work through Scala With Cats, Essential Effects, and Practical FP in Scala for how all of that maps onto Scala.
  • [ANN] GHCup- released
    4 projects | /r/haskell | 13 Jan 2023
    Follow the instructions here: GHCup

What are some alternatives?

When comparing ema and ghcup-hs you can also consider the following projects:

stack - The Haskell Tool Stack

TermuxArch - Experience the pleasure of the Linux command prompt in Android, Chromebook, Fire OS and Windows on smartphone, smartTV, tablet and wearable https://termuxarch.github.io/TermuxArch/

cabal2nix - Generate Nix build instructions from a Cabal file

emanote - Emanate a structured view of your plain-text notes

termux-packages - A package build system for Termux.

Cabal - Official upstream development repository for Cabal and cabal-install

ghc-dump - A GHC plugin and library for analysing GHC Core

haskell-language-server - Official haskell ide support via language server (LSP). Successor of ghcide & haskell-ide-engine.

dhall-to-cabal - Compile Dhall expressions to Cabal files

xmonad - The core of xmonad, a small but functional ICCCM-compliant tiling window manager

helix - A post-modern modal text editor.

hledger - Robust, fast, intuitive plain text accounting tool with CLI, TUI and web interfaces.