hlint VS nixfmt

Compare hlint vs nixfmt and see what are their differences.


Haskell source code suggestions (by ndmitchell)


The official (but not yet stable) formatter for Nix code (by NixOS)
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hlint nixfmt
3 0
1,428 598
- 16.2%
8.3 9.0
7 days ago 8 days ago
Haskell Nix
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later Mozilla Public License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of hlint. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-06.


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

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

What are some alternatives?

When comparing hlint and nixfmt you can also consider the following projects:

ormolu - A formatter for Haskell source code

hadolint - Dockerfile linter, validate inline bash, written in Haskell

ghcid - Very low feature GHCi based IDE

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

bisect-binary - Tool to determine relevant parts of binary data

haskell-lsp - Haskell library for the Microsoft Language Server Protocol

markdown-unlit - Literate Haskell support for Markdown

ihaskell - A Haskell kernel for the Jupyter project.

leksah - Haskell IDE

fay - A proper subset of Haskell that compiles to JavaScript

bumper - Haskell tool to automatically bump package versions transitively.