rapid: Rapid prototyping with GHCi: hot reloading of running components and reload-surviving values

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This package provides a rapid prototyping suite for GHCi that can be used standalone or integrated into editors. You can hot-reload individual running components as you make changes to their code. It is designed to shorten the development cycle during the development of long-running programs like servers, web applications and interactive user interfaces.

It can also be used in the context of batch-style programs: Keep resources that are expensive to create in memory and reuse them across module reloads instead of reloading/recomputing them after every code change.

Technically this package is a safe and convenient wrapper around foreign-store.


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Versions [faq] 0.1.0, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.1.3, 0.1.4
Change log CHANGELOG.md
Dependencies async (>=2.1 && <2.3), base (>=4.8 && <4.13), containers (>=0.5 && <0.7), foreign-store (==0.2.*), stm (>=2.4 && <2.6) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright Copyright 2018 Ertugrul Söylemez
Author Ertugrul Söylemez <esz@posteo.de>
Maintainer Ertugrul Söylemez <esz@posteo.de>
Revised Revision 1 made by GeorgeWilson at Mon Apr 8 00:43:18 UTC 2019
Category Development
Home page https://github.com/esoeylemez/rapid
Bug tracker https://github.com/esoeylemez/rapid/issues
Source repo head: git clone https://github.com/esoeylemez/rapid.git
Uploaded by esz at Sun Feb 11 18:06:17 UTC 2018
Distributions NixOS:0.1.4
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Rapid

This is a helper library for rapid prototyping in GHCi sessions. It provides hot-reloadable background threads as well as values that can be reused across module reloads (to save initialisation time). Main use cases include the development of long-running applications, especially those with multiple separable units: servers, web applications, interactive user interfaces, etc.

A tutorial-style introduction is contained within the Rapid module.