network VS docker

Compare network vs docker and see what are their differences.


Low-level networking interface (by haskell)


A Haskell library for the Docker Engine API (by denibertovic)
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network docker
3 0
282 76
0.7% -
5.5 6.2
about 1 month ago about 1 month ago
Haskell Haskell
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of network. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-24.
  • Haskell - Important Libraries
    11 projects | | 24 Mar 2022
  • Monthly Hask Anything (February 2022)
    4 projects | | 1 Feb 2022
    After some more searching I did find that the network package has caused issues compiling on windows before (e.g. this issue). The only change that introduced was actually to try to make it work on windows. Maybe they did not succeed completely? I think it is a good idea to open an issue on their issue tracker:


Posts with mentions or reviews of docker. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning docker yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing network and docker you can also consider the following projects:

websockets - A Haskell library for creating WebSocket-capable servers

snap-server - A fast HTTP server library, which runs Snap web handlers.


discord-haskell - Haskell library for writing Discord bots

wol - A program and library to a send WoL Magic Packet, to remotely start a computer.


xdcc - A wget-like utility for retrieving files from XDCC bots on IRC

hbeanstalk - haskell client for beanstalk message queue

hgithub - Haskell bindings to the GitHub API


sentry - Simple process monitoring

HTTP - Haskell HTTP package