.PURS File Extension

PureScript Source Code File

Developer Phil Freeman
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What is a PURS file?

A PURS file contains source code written in the PureScript programming language. It is used to build a web application, server-side application, or desktop application. The code PURS files contain uses syntax similar to Haskell, and it compiles to JavaScript.

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Screenshot of a .purs file in Microsoft Visual Studio Code
PURS file open in Microsoft Visual Studio Code

Developer Phil Freeman created the PureScript programming language in 2013. PureScript was Freeman's attempt to create a Haskell-like language that compiles cleanly to JavaScript. The language is now developed and maintained by a community of GitHub users. Its source code files are saved with the .purs extension.

How to open a PURS file

You can open and edit a PURS file in any text or source code editor, including GitHub Atom (cross-platform) and Microsoft Visual Studio Code (cross-platform). You can compile PURS files into JavaScript using the PureScript compiler (cross-platform).

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Programs that open or reference PURS files

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