today I'd like to see how hard it is to write a web server in Haskell, using as much ready-made stuff as I can.
At the moment, I'm trying Spock (https://www.spock.li) and I'm a couple of minutes into it downloading packages. And I thought npm was slow!
@christianp if you want to (eventually) try again, i can recommend looking at yesod, which I like to use for web frontends. It comes with a book, and since it’s been around for a while (at least 10 years i think?) it’s stable enough that most examples floating around still work, too (in the entire book i think i had to change something only once to make it work)
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