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Revision as of 20:22, 7 May 2013


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San Francisco Bay Area & Silicon Valley Haskell Hackathon

Come join a group of Haskell hackers to work on a wide variety of projects. All levels welcome.


When: Friday, May 17th – Sunday, May 19th, 2013
Where: Hacker Dojo - note the Dojo has moved
Cost: Free
Sign up: sign-up form
News and Discussion: BayHac Google Group

1 Location

Hacker Dojo, 599 Fairchild Drive, Mountain View, CA (Google Map)

2 Schedule

Anticipated, but subject to group whim and circumstance:

Friday, May 17th 3pm - 7pm Meet-n-Greet-n-Hack
Saturday, May 18th 10am ~ 7pm Hacking all day
2pm - 5pm Code Kata (purely optional)
Sunday, May 19th 10am - 1pm Hacking
1pm - 3pm Lightning Talks
3pm - 4pm Good-Byes, Clean up, Go get beer!

3 Code Kata

Code Katas are programming exercises with the aim of just practicing the skill of programming.

We'll have a Code Kata session at BayHac '13 on Saturday afternoon. There'll be a coding problem, and we'll break into groups or singles and tackle it in Haskell. The problem will expand as time progresses. After about two hours of coding, we'll re-group and do some quick reviews of the solutions people came up with and discuss the challenges and design trade-offs.

If you're interested in this activity, please let us know.

4 Attendees

If you're attending, please use the sign-up form to help the organizers plan. Add your name here if you want to let others know you're coming.

  1. Mark Lentczner - organizer
  2. Johan Tibell - organizer
  3. David Banas - AMITool project lead
  4. Dan Burton - Just another Haskeller
  5. Conal Elliott
  6. Erik de Castro Lopo
  7. Gabriel Gonzalez

5 Projects

If you plan working on a project at the Hackathon, you can put it up here so other interested hackers can see what projects are afoot. If you don't have a project, look here and find one!

  1. Plush - Mark L.
  2. AMITool - David Banas
  3. minxmod (a tiny concurrent modelchecker) - Eugene Kirpichov
  4. Reduceron - Tommy Thorn
  5. Compiling Haskell to circuits (netlists) via GHC Core. Or other means of getting familiar with the GHC API.