The monad-task package

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Task monad transformer can help refactor event and callback heavy programs into monads via co-routines. The idea is loosely based on Combining Events And Threads For Scalable Network Services, by Peng Li and Steve Zdancewic, in PLDI, 2007. (, but with deterministic and co-oprative lightweight threads, also known as co-routines, so that the base monad can be anything ranging from IO to state monads, or your favorite monad transformer stack.

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Versions 0.1.0
Dependencies base (<6), mtl (==2.*), transformers (<0.4) [details]
License BSD3
Author Paul Liu
Maintainer Paul Liu <>
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Uploaded Fri Aug 31 06:30:02 UTC 2012 by PaulLiu
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Task monad transformer that turns event processing into co-routine programming.

See Invert the Inversion of Control for a tutorial on writing a GLFW/OpenGL application using task monad.