neuron: Haskell meets Zettelkasten, for your plain-text delight.

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neuron is a system for managing your plain-text Zettelkasten notes.

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Dependencies aeson, algebraic-graphs (>=0.5), base (>=4.7 && <5), clay, containers, dhall (>=1.30), directory, exceptions, file-embed, filepath, filepattern, foldl, gitrev, lucid, mmark, mmark-ext, modern-uri, optparse-applicative, pandoc, path, path-io, relude, rib (==0.8.*), shake, text, time, unix, which, with-utf8 [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright 2020 Sridhar Ratnakumar
Author Sridhar Ratnakumar
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Uploaded by sridca at 2020-04-08T15:13:54Z
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neuron is a system for managing your plain-text Zettelkasten notes.


  • Extended Markdown for easy linking between zettels
  • Web interface (auto generated static site)
  • Graph view of zettels (organic category tree)
  • CLI for creating new zettels with automatic ID

Getting started

See for the full guide to installing and using neuron.


When modifying src/Neuron, use ghcid as instructed as follows to monitor compile errors:

nix-shell --run ghcid

You can test your changes by running it on the ./guide (or any) zettelkasten as follows:

bin/run ./guide rib serve

This command will also automatically recompile and restart when you change any of the Haskell source files.

Running tests

Unit tests can be run via ghcid as follows: