jacinda: Functional, expression-oriented data processing language

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APL meets AWK. A command-line tool for summarizing and reporting, powered by Rust's regex library.


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Versions [RSS] 0.1.0.0, 0.2.0.0, 0.2.1.0, 0.3.0.0, 0.3.1.0, 1.0.0.0, 1.1.0.0, 1.2.0.0, 2.0.0.0, 2.0.1.0, 2.0.2.0
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Dependencies array, base (>=4.11.0.0 && <5), bytestring (>=0.11.0.0), containers (>=0.6.0.1), deepseq, directory, filepath, jacinda, microlens, microlens-mtl (>=0.1.8.0), mtl, optparse-applicative (>=0.14.1.0), prettyprinter (>=1.7.0), recursion (>=1.0.0.0), regex-rure (>=0.1.2.0), split, text, transformers, vector (>=0.12.2.0) [details]
License AGPL-3.0-only
Author Vanessa McHale
Maintainer vamchale@gmail.com
Category Language, Interpreters, Text, Data
Bug tracker https://github.com/vmchale/jacinda/issues
Source repo head: git clone https://github.com/vmchale/jacinda
Uploaded by vmchale at 2024-02-17T20:07:59Z
Distributions NixOS:2.0.1.0
Executables ja
Downloads 496 total (22 in the last 30 days)
Rating 2.25 (votes: 2) [estimated by Bayesian average]
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Jacinda is a functional, expression-oriented data processing language, complementing AWK.

Installation

Releases

There are binaries for some platforms on the releases page.

If you are on Mac, you will need to install *-librure.dylib as well.

From Source

First, install Rust's regex library. You'll need to put librure.so or librure.dylib etc. in the appropriate place.

If you have cabal and GHC installed (perhaps via ghcup):

cabal install jacinda

Editor Support

There is a vim plugin and a VSCode extension.

SHOCK & AWE

curl -sL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/nychealth/coronavirus-data/master/latest/now-weekly-breakthrough.csv | \
    ja ',[1.0-x%y] {ix>1}{`5:} {ix>1}{`17:}' -F,

Rosetta

Replace

NF == 1 && $1 != "}" {
  haveversion[$1] = 1
}
END {
  for (i in haveversion)
    printf "have-%s = yes\n", i
}

with

(sprintf 'have-%s = yes')" ~.{nf=1 & `1 != '}'}{`1}

Documentation

See the guide, which contains a tutorial on some of the features as well as examples.

The manpages document the builtins and provide a syntax reference.

Status

Missing Features & Bugs

  • No nested dfns
  • No list literal syntax
  • Postfix :f and :i are handled poorly
  • Polymorphic functions can't be instantiated with separate types (global monomorphism restriction)

Intentionally missing features:

  • No loops

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