named-lock VS async

Compare named-lock vs async and see what are their differences.


A named lock that is created on demand. (by nominolo)


Run IO operations asynchronously and wait for their results (by simonmar)
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named-lock async
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0.0 3.5
almost 13 years ago 5 days ago
Haskell Haskell
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of named-lock. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning named-lock yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of async. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-30.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing named-lock and async you can also consider the following projects:

throttle-io-stream - Throttler between a producer and a consumer function

streamly - Dataflow programming and declarative concurrency

concurrent-supply - A fast globally unique variable supply with a pure API

stm-queue-extras - Extra utilities for STM queues

stm-conduit - STM-based channels for conduits.

theatre - Minimalistic actor library for Haskell

restricted-workers - Interactive-diagrams

concurrent-machines - Concurrency features for the Haskell machines package

timeout - Generalized sleep and timeout functions

async-dejafu - Systematic concurrency testing meets Haskell.


mvc - Model-view-controller