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Hyena is a simple web application container that can be used to run Haskell web applications behind more robust web servers like Apache.

License BSD3

Author: Johan Tibell <johan.tibell@gmail.com>

Maintainer: Johan Tibell <johan.tibell@gmail.com>

Announcement: http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/haskell-cafe/2009-June/063058.html

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Snap Server

Part of the Snap framework, the Snap server is similar to Hyena in that it provides a very fast low level web server. From the Hackage package:

This is the first developer prerelease of the Snap framework. Snap is a simple and fast web development framework and server written in Haskell. For more information or to download the latest version, you can visit the Snap project website at http://snapframework.com/.

The Snap HTTP server is a high performance, epoll-enabled, iteratee-based web server library written in Haskell. Together with the snap-core library upon which it depends, it provides a clean and efficient Haskell programming interface to the HTTP protocol.

Higher-level facilities for building web applications (like user/session management, component interfaces, data modeling, etc.) are planned but not yet implemented, so this release will mostly be of interest for those who:

  • need a fast and minimal HTTP API at roughly the same level of abstraction as Java servlets, or
  • are interested in contributing to the Snap Framework project.

License: BSD3

Author: James Sanders, Gregory Collins, Doug Beardsley

Maintainer: snap@snapframework.com

Package & repositories