C->Haskell is an interface generator that simplifies the development of Haskell bindings to C libraries. The tool processes existing C header files that determine data layout and function signatures on the C side in conjunction with Haskell modules that specify Haskell-side type signatures and marshaling details. Hooks embedded in the Haskell code signal access to C structures and functions; they are expanded by the interfacing tool in dependence on information from the corresponding C header file.
Knit is a new component definition and linking language that can be used with C and assembly code. Knit supports component definitions that require little or no modification to existing code. It automatically schedules component initializers and finalizers and provides an extensible constraint system to detect subtle errors in component composition. Knit provides cross-module inlining that largely eliminates the overheads of componentization, supports component hierarchies, and supports cyclic component dependencies. Knit can be used for any C program, but is especially well suited for use in systems that have many separate components, multiple implementations of the same component, intricate initialization requirements, complex component interdependencies, low-level code and embedded systems, or code that is used in radically different configurations.
A practical lambda-calculator is a normal-order evaluator for the untyped lambda-calculus, extended with convenient commands and shortcuts to make programming in it more productive. Shortcuts are distinguished constants that represent terms. Commands define new shortcuts, activate tracing of all reductions, compare terms modulo alpha-conversion, print all defined shortcuts and evaluation flags, etc. Terms to evaluate and commands are entered at a read-eval-print-loop (REPL) "prompt" or "included" from a file by a special command. A Haskell branch is an embedding of the lambda calculator (as a domain-specific language) into Haskell. The calculator can be used interactively within Hugs or GHCi.
Haskell Ports Library provides ports in Haskell. Ports are an abstraction for modelling variables whose values evolve over time without the need to resort to mutable variable, such as IORefs. More precisely, a port represents all values that a time-dependent variable successively take as a stream, where each element of the stream corresponds to a state change. A port supports concurrent construction of the time series, or stream of values. Ports are ideally suited for purely functional GUI interfaces that completely avoid the use of mutable variables.
RSA-Haskell is a collection of command-line cryptography tools and a cryptography library written in Haskell. It is intended to be useful to anyone who wants to secure files or communications or who wants to incorporate cryptography in their Haskell application. The libraries include Haskell implementations of SHA1, EME-OAEP, EMSA-PSS, MGF, RSAES-OAEP, and RSA-PSS. These standards implement signature/verification, strong cryptography, and hashing.
hsclock is an accurate, multi-zone GTK clock that can also run in a tty. Currently configuration is solely by commandline options. hsclock uses GTK timeouts to synchronize with the system clock, making display updates accurate to within milliseconds. The time output format can be set with a date-like format option.
Haskell IDoc extracts interface documentation and declarations from Haskell modules based on standard Haskell layout rules and a small number of clues that the programmer embeds in interface comments. These clues have been designed to be visually non-imposing when displaying the source in a text editor. Interface documentation is rendered in standard markup languages. IDoc has been designed to be simple to use and install.