Haskell bindings for a very compact embedded ECMAScript (JavaScript) engine. https://github.com/myfreeweb/hs-duktape

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MIT licensed by Greg V

hs-duktape Hackage Build Status MIT License

Haskell bindings for duktape, a very compact embedded ECMAScript (JavaScript) engine.


Here's a simple REPL example:

module Main where

import Scripting.Duktape
import Control.Monad (forever)
import Data.ByteString.Char8 (pack)
import System.IO (hFlush, stdout)

main :: IO ()
main = do
  dukm <- createDuktapeCtx
  case dukm of
    Nothing -> putStrLn "I can't even (start Duktape)"
    Just duk -> forever $ do
      putStr "duktape> "
      hFlush stdout
      retVal <- evalDuktape duk =<< return . pack =<< getLine
      case retVal of
        Left e -> putStrLn $ "Duktape error: " ++ e
        Right Nothing -> putStrLn "No result"
        Right (Just v) -> print v

Aeson's Value type is used for exchanging values between Haskell and ECMAScript.
lens-aeson is a good library for working with Value, um, values.

You can also call functions that are on the global object (or any object that's on the global object):

dukm <- createDuktapeCtx
bresult <- callDuktape (fromJust dukm) Nothing "boolTest" [Bool True, Bool True, Bool False] -- boolTest(true, true, false)
aresult <- callDuktape (fromJust dukm) (Just "NumFuns") "sum" [Number 1, Number 2] -- NumFuns.sum(1, 2)

And expose Haskell functions (same as with calls: set on global or a property of global):

dukm <- createDuktapeCtx
let dbl (Number x) = return $ Number $ x * 2 ∷ IO Value
    dbl _ = return $ String "wtf"
reD ← exposeFnDuktape (fromJust ctx) Nothing "double" dbl 

The functions must be of type IO (), IO Value, Value -> IO Value, Value -> Value -> IO Value... and so on, up to 5 arguments. If you need more, use an Object Value, seriously.


Use stack to build.

$ stack build

$ stack test && rm tests.tix


Please feel free to submit pull requests!

By participating in this project you agree to follow the Contributor Code of Conduct.

The list of contributors is available on GitHub.


Licensed under the MIT license (see to the LICENSE file).
Haskell bindings: Copyright (c) 2015-2016 Greg V
Duktape: Copyright (c) 2013-2016 by Duktape authors (see duktape/AUTHORS.rst)

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