This package (formerly
binary-serialise-cbor) provides pure, efficient
serialization of Haskell values directly into
ByteStrings for storage or
transmission purposes. By providing a set of type class instances, you can
also serialise any custom data type you have as well.
The underlying binary format used is the 'Concise Binary Object Representation', or CBOR, specified in RFC 7049. As a result, serialised Haskell values have implicit structure outside of the Haskell program itself, meaning they can be inspected or analyzed without custom tools.
An implementation of the standard bijection between CBOR and JSON is provided by the cborg-json package. Also see [cbor-tool](packagecbor-tool) for a convenient command-line utility for working with CBOR data.
Revision history for serialise
0.2.1.0 – 2018-10-11
- Bounds bumps and GHC 8.6 compatibility
0.2.0.0 – 2017-11-30
Improved robustness in presence of invalid UTF-8 strings
Add encoders and decoders for
GSerialiseProd(..) and GSerialiseSum(..)
0.1.0.0 – 2017-06-28
- First version. Released on an unsuspecting world.