The ghcjs-websockets package
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The interface abstracts websockets as raw data streams and is designed to allow multiple styles of usage; in particular, is adapted for io-stream-style usage and distributed-process-style usage. It is designed to fit in unintrusively in larger frameworks, and adaptable for other interfaces (like pipes).
This library provides both tagged and untagged communication channels, using tagged-binary http://hackage.haskell.org/package/tagged-binary.
Untagged channels will throw away incoming binary data of unexpected type.
Tagged channels will queue up binary data of unexpected type to be accessed later when data of that type is requested.
Tagged channels mimic the behavior of Cloud Haskell http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Cloud_Haskell and distributed-process http://hackage.haskell.org/package/distributed-process, with their dynamic communication channels. You can use the same channel to send in polymorphic, typed data and deal with it at the time you wish.
-- Echoes input from the server. main :: IO () main = do c <- openConnection "ws://server-url.com" forever $ do d <- withConn c expectText putStrLn d withConn c (sendText d) closeConnection c
Commands involving connections can be sequenced with a monadic interface
-- Echoes input from the server. main :: IO () main = withUrl "ws://server-url.com" . forever $ do d <- expectText liftIO $ putStrLn d sendText d
Wait for incoming data only decodable as a desired type, and skip over undecodable data.
-- Keep on printing all `Just` values, and stop at the -- first `Nothing`. whileJust :: ConnectionProcess () whileJust = do d <- expect case d of Just d' -> do liftIO $ putStrLn d' whileJust Nothing -> return ()
Typed dynamic communication channels with tagged-binary http://hackage.haskell.org/package/tagged-binary; channels looking for a specific type skip over input of the wrong type, and channels looking for the other type can pick them up later or in parallel.
-- Server emits `Int`s or `String`s randomly; launch -- two parallel threads to catch the data as it comes -- in, one watching for `Int`s and one watching for -- `String`s. main :: IO () main = do c <- openTaggedConnection "ws://server-url.com" t1 <- forkIO . withConn c . forever $ do n <- expectTagged replicateM n . liftIO . putStrLn $ "got a number! " ++ show n t2 <- forkIO . withConn c . forever $ do s <- expectTagged liftIO $ putStrN s await t1 await t2 closeConnection c
There is still some functionality left to be desired; feel free to open a ticket and send in suggestions or bugs, and all pull requests are welcomed!
|Versions||0.2.0.0, 0.3.0.0, 0.3.0.1, 0.3.0.2, 0.3.0.3, 0.3.0.4|
|Dependencies||base (==4.7.*), binary, bytestring, containers, ghcjs-base, spoon, tagged-binary, text, transformers|
|Copyright||Copyright (c) Justin Le 2014|
|Author||Justin Le <email@example.com>|
|Maintainer||Justin Le <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Source repository||head: git clone https://github.com/mstksg/tagged-binary|
|Uploaded||Thu Mar 13 07:13:55 UTC 2014 by jle|
- ghcjs-websockets-0.2.0.0.tar.gz [browse] (Cabal source package)
- Package description (included in the package)
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