threaded VS async

Compare threaded vs async and see what are their differences.


Manage concurrently operating threads without having to spark them (by athanclark)


Run IO operations asynchronously and wait for their results (by simonmar)
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Posts with mentions or reviews of threaded. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning threaded 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 threaded and async you can also consider the following projects:

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

streamly - High performance, concurrent functional programming abstractions


theatre - Minimalistic actor library for Haskell

restricted-workers - Interactive-diagrams

rwlock - A simple implementation of a multiple-reader / single-writer locks using STM


conceit - Concurrently + Either

named-lock - A named lock that is created on demand.

haxl - A Haskell library that simplifies access to remote data, such as databases or web-based services.


async-dejafu - Systematic concurrency testing meets Haskell.