The Haskell Platform 3rd release (July 2009) is live! Here’s the announce.

We’re pleased to announce the third release of the Haskell Platform: a single, standard Haskell distribution for everyone.

The platform is a comprehensive suite of compilers, libraries and tools for Haskell, providing a rich, useful environment, that is identical on every system. It is Haskell with batteries included.

What you get is specified here. Compilers, tools, a bunch of libraries for making you more interesting at cocktail parties.

What’s new in this release?

We’ve had more than 125k downloads of the platform now. So let us know what you think. How could the platform be improved to make your daily use of Haskell easier?

As mentioned last week, we have some big plans ahead, primarily working out how to regularly add more libraries from Hackage. If you have thoughts on this, let us know.

See you at the Haskell Implementors Workshop in a few weeks!

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