haxl

A Haskell library that simplifies access to remote data, such as databases or web-based services. (by facebook)

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Reviews and mentions

Posts with mentions or reviews of haxl. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-13.
  • Do You Know Where Haskell Is Used?
    6 projects | dev.to | 13 Dec 2021
    Probably, the most googled and well-known example of Haskell application in major companies is the Facebook Meta spam filters. Messages containing spam, links to potential malware and phishing attacks are filtered by Sigma, the system that was rewritten in Haskell in 2015. The choice of language was based, among other things, on performance requirements, the need for pure functions and static typing, as well as the possibility of interactive development. The Haxl framework is used under the bonnet, which the company has open-sourced. You can find more details about the development process and technical aspects in the company’s blog post.
  • What are the advantage of Object Oriented languages over Functional languages? Particularly mutability.
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/ProgrammingLanguages | 21 Nov 2021
    Their GitHub still seems pretty active https://github.com/facebook/Haxl
  • An Ideal Data-Model-First Development Approach for the real-world apps
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 11 Sep 2021
    Since you mention Any real-world application uses a database or seventeen in the backend, it's probably worth checking out https://github.com/facebook/Haxl as its goal is to allow you to write high-level queries in Haskell and have the library call out to different datasources as efficiently as possible.

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facebook/Haxl is an open source project licensed under BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License which is an OSI approved license.

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