The convertible package

[Tags:bsd3, library]

convertible provides a typeclass with a single function that is designed to help convert between different types: numeric values, dates and times, and the like. The conversions perform bounds checking and return a pure Either value. This means that you need not remember which specific function performs the conversion you desire.

Also included in the package are optional instances that provide conversion for various numeric and time types, as well as utilities for writing your own instances.

Finally, there is a function that will raise an exception on bounds-checking violation, or return a bare value otherwise, implemented in terms of the safer function described above.

Convertible is also used by HDBC 2.0 for handling marshalling of data to and from databases.

Convertible is backed by an extensive test suite and passes tests on GHC and Hugs.

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Versions 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.3, 1.0.5, 1.0.6, 1.0.7, 1.0.8, 1.0.9, 1.0.9.1, 1.0.10.0, 1.0.11.0, 1.0.11.1, 1.1.0.0, 1.1.1.0
Dependencies base (>=3 && <5), bytestring (>=0.10.2), containers, HUnit, mtl, old-locale, old-time, QuickCheck (>=2.0), testpack (>=2.0), text (>=0.8), time (>=1.1.3) [details]
License BSD3
Copyright Copyright (c) 2009-2011 John Goerzen
Author John Goerzen
Maintainer Erik Hesselink <hesselink@gmail.com>
Stability Stable
Category Data
Home page http://hackage.haskell.org/package/convertible
Bug tracker https://github.com/hdbc/convertible/issues
Source repository head: git clone git://github.com/hdbc/convertible.git
Uploaded Mon Apr 20 09:21:20 UTC 2015 by NicolasWu
Distributions Debian:1.1.1.0, FreeBSD:1.1.1.0, LTSHaskell:1.1.1.0, NixOS:1.1.1.0
Downloads 31327 total (34 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2015-04-20 [all 1 reports]

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