snap-core VS unliftio

Compare snap-core vs unliftio and see what are their differences.


Core type definitions (Snap monad, HTTP types, etc) and utilities for web handlers. (by snapframework)


The MonadUnliftIO typeclass for unlifting monads to IO (by fpco)
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snap-core unliftio
1 3
316 120
0.0% 0.0%
1.9 7.1
22 days ago 12 days ago
Haskell Haskell
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of snap-core. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-06-21.
  • Is `MonadBaseControl` dead?
    3 projects | | 21 Jun 2021
    Then I found Snap has a MonadBaseControl instance, and thought it should work for me. But sadly to find it losing states. Also I failed to find a user side example of MonadBaseControl on Github (as there're only instance impl. hits), so I have not way to verify whether that's due to my incorrect usage.


Posts with mentions or reviews of unliftio. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-06-21.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing snap-core and unliftio you can also consider the following projects:

docker - A Haskell library for the Docker Engine API

consul-haskell - A haskell client library for consul (

Gitit - A wiki using HAppS, pandoc, and git

ekg - Remote monitoring of running processes over HTTP

Combinatorrent - A bittorrent client written in Haskell

sha-streams - SHA hashes for io-streams

call-haskell-from-anything - Call Haskell functions from any programming language via serialization and dynamic libraries

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

glirc - Haskell IRC library and console client - Join us on #glirc

gnss-converters - GNSS converters

hbeanstalk - haskell client for beanstalk message queue

openssl-streams - OpenSSL network support for io-streams.