exon: Customizable Quasiquote Interpolation

[ library, string ] [ Propose Tags ]
Versions [RSS] 0.1.0.0, 0.1.1.0, 0.2.0.0, 0.2.0.1, 0.3.0.0, 0.4.0.0, 0.5.0.0, 1.0.0.0, 1.0.0.1, 1.0.0.2, 1.0.1.0, 1.1.0.0, 1.2.0.0 (info)
Change log changelog.md
Dependencies base (>=4.12 && <5), flatparse (>=0.3.5.1), generics-sop (>=0.5.1.1), ghc-hs-meta (>=0.1), incipit-base (>=0.2), template-haskell, type-errors-pretty (>=0.0.1.1) [details]
License BSD-2-Clause-Patent
Copyright 2022 Torsten Schmits
Author Torsten Schmits
Maintainer hackage@tryp.io
Category String
Home page https://git.tryp.io/tek/exon
Bug tracker https://github.com/tek/exon/issues
Source repo head: git clone https://git.tryp.io/tek/exon
Uploaded by tek at 2022-09-30T22:05:55Z
Distributions NixOS:1.0.1.0
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Readme for exon-1.2.0.0

[back to package description]

This Haskell library provides string interpolation in quasiquotes, allowing you to build strings like this:

animal = "snake"
location = "a tree"
[exon|#{animal} in #{location}|]
-- "snake in a tree"

Each step of the process is customizable based on the result type of the quote, making it possible to construct strings for arbitrary types. For example, String -> String is the type used by showsPrec, which can be a bit of a hassle to write:

data Record =
  Record {
    number :: Int,
    maybeNumber :: Maybe Int,
    value :: Value
  }

instance Show Record where
  showsPrec d Record {..} =
    showParen (d > 10) [exon|Record #{showsPrec 11 number} #{showsPrec 11 maybeNumber} #{showsPrec 11 value}|]