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An advanced purely-functional programming language
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What is Haskell?

It is a general purpose language that can be used in any domain and use case, it is ideally suited for proprietary business logic and data analysis, fast prototyping and enhancing existing software environments with correct code, performance and scalability.
Haskell is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.

Who uses Haskell?

Companies
99 companies reportedly use Haskell in their tech stacks, including thoughtbot, Juspay, and Target.

Developers
720 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Haskell.

Haskell Integrations

Rollbar, Buddy, Google Code Prettify, Swagger Codegen, and Yesod are some of the popular tools that integrate with Haskell. Here's a list of all 17 tools that integrate with Haskell.
Pros of Haskell
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Purely-functional programming
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Statically typed
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Type-safe
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Open source
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Great community
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Composable
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Built-in concurrency
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Built-in parallelism
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Referentially transparent
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Generics
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Intellectual satisfaction
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Type inference
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If it compiles, it's correct
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Flexible
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Monads
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Great type system
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Proposition testing with QuickCheck
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Best in class thinking tool
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Great maintainability of the code
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Fun
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One of the most powerful languages *(see blub paradox)*
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Highly expressive, type-safe, fast development time
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Type classes
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Better type-safe than sorry
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Pattern matching and completeness checking
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Kind system
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Purely-functional Programming
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Reliable
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Orthogonality
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Predictable

Haskell's Features

  • Statically typed
  • Purely functional
  • Type inference
  • Concurrent

Haskell Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Haskell?
Scala
Scala is an acronym for ā€œScalable Languageā€. This means that Scala grows with you. You can play with it by typing one-line expressions and observing the results. But you can also rely on it for large mission critical systems, as many companies, including Twitter, LinkedIn, or Intel do. To some, Scala feels like a scripting language. Its syntax is concise and low ceremony; its types get out of the way because the compiler can infer them.
Clojure
Clojure is designed to be a general-purpose language, combining the approachability and interactive development of a scripting language with an efficient and robust infrastructure for multithreaded programming. Clojure is a compiled language - it compiles directly to JVM bytecode, yet remains completely dynamic. Clojure is a dialect of Lisp, and shares with Lisp the code-as-data philosophy and a powerful macro system.
Erlang
Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.
Rust
Rust is a systems programming language that combines strong compile-time correctness guarantees with fast performance. It improves upon the ideas of other systems languages like C++ by providing guaranteed memory safety (no crashes, no data races) and complete control over the lifecycle of memory.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
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Haskell's Followers
877 developers follow Haskell to keep up with related blogs and decisions.