Leksah

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Leksah is the Haskell IDE of choice. It is written in Haskell, uses Gtk, and runs on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. Leksah is a practical tool to support the Haskell development process. It requires the Glasgow Haskell Compiler (GHC).

Leksah is completely free and distributed under the Gnu General Public License 2.0.

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Leksah may be worth trying because:

  • It uses the cabal package format and incorporates a cabal file editor
  • It offers Workspaces for complex project with multiple packages with automatic build of dependencies
  • It contains a module browser that allows you to find type information about all the functions/symbols available in the packages installed on your system
  • For most packages it shows as well haddock style comments, and give direct navigation to sources
  • It integrates ghci debugging (including continuous recompilation) that allows you to type check and evaluate highlighted code snippets from within the editor itself. Includes a scratch buffer for testing ideas
  • It includes an helper for automatic addition of import statements
  • Offers a Haskell customised editor with "source candy"
  • Multi-window support for a multi head setting
  • Many standard features of IDEs like: Jump to errors, Auto Completion, Grep integration, ...
  • Configurable with session support, keymaps and flexible appearance

Latest News

2012/03/11

New prerelease 0.12.0 now available!

2011/08/04

Fedora provides leksah packages

2011/04/10

New release 0.10.0 now available!

2011/04/10

Leksah repo moved to github

2010/08/03

Leksah packages now in Debian unstable. Please test.

2010/08/03

New #leksah IRC chat room on irc.freednode.net.