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Emacs for Haskell

Installing haskell-mode
Keybindings and simple usage
Unicode symbols
Inferior Haskell processes
Automatic unit testing
Automatic building
API searching
Code folding
Project navigation
Literate programming

1 Searching approaches

1.1 Hayoo

My newly installed system would not allow me to hoogle what I wanted (no xmonad or xmonadcontrib in hoogle) so someone suggested Hayoo.

(define-key haskell-mode-map (kbd "<f3>")

 (lambda ()
  (browse-url (format ""

region-or-word-at-point is available in the thing-at-pt+.el library.

Added 22-12-2008 - Promt for hayoo word

(defun rgr/hayoo()

 (let* ((default (region-or-word-at-point))

(term (read-string (format "Hayoo for the following phrase (%s): "

   (let ((term (if (zerop (length term)) default term)))
     (browse-url (format "" term)))))

(define-key haskell-mode-map (kbd "<f3>") 'rgr/hayoo)

Alternatively use the excellent browse-apropos-url stuff:


Note: Using and URL like this should work too and will give better results (not yet tested as I'm not an emacs user):

Tbh 00:56, 25 January 2009 (UTC)