[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: Issue 185
Daniel Santa Cruz
dstcruz at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 04:22:46 CEST 2011
Welcome to issue 180 of the HWN, a newsletter covering developments in
the Haskell community. This release covers the week of May 29 to Jun 4,
2011.
You can find the HTML version at: http://goo.gl/Tm1Qu
Announcements
Sebastian Fischer wrote in to inform us of of a student internship
for parallel Haskell at the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo.
The internship is for up to three months, between July and September
2011.
http://goo.gl/xHjkn
EIJIRO Sumii reminded us that the ICFP Programming Contest 2011 will
be starting on June 17.
http://goo.gl/eumwm
Quotes of the Week
* Tom Murphy: Great! New I really can say "Come on! It's fun! I can
write foldr with foldl!"
* Cale: C++, Y U SO UGLY?
* xplat: nae, that'd be 'arr, my small example ain't half near as
yellow as a lily-livered spaniard! scupper me wi' a cutlass, arr.'
* Cale: rnf accidentally the entire data structure
Top Reddit Stories
* Haskell and parallelism in the Economist
Domain: economist.com, Score: 66, Comments: 5
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/rBnc1
Original: http://goo.gl/vFtGY
* I have the world's coolest hoodie (X-post from r/programming)
Domain: imgur.com, Score: 28, Comments: 15
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/bk5wt
Original: http://goo.gl/CT3fb
* An OpenGL in Haskell anecdote which illustrates the obvious,
HOpenGL is low level and imperative.
Domain: haskell.org, Score: 27, Comments: 24
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/QtDNy
Original: http://goo.gl/LUoL9
* Yesod for non-Haskellers (also, for Haskellers)
Domain: yesodweb.com, Score: 27, Comments: 2
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/ekOQJ
Original: http://goo.gl/UCyIv
* Fast forwarding lrand48()
Domain: blog.sigfpe.com, Score: 24, Comments: 0
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/Ki0in
Original: http://goo.gl/5ICat
* Silk (Haskell, semantic web start up) is hiring in Amsterdam
Domain: news.ycombinator.com, Score: 24, Comments: 0
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/GUFVP
Original: http://goo.gl/j8fRW
* Nikki and the Robots 0.3 is out
Domain: joyridelabs.de, Score: 23, Comments: 7
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/w3yrF
Original: http://goo.gl/sJdwj
* Introducing the Yesod Wiki
Domain: yesodweb.com, Score: 19, Comments: 0
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/4TStP
Original: http://goo.gl/noMVO
* Communicating Haskell Processes: The Long And The Short Of It
Domain: chplib.wordpress.com, Score: 19, Comments: 0
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/mC8cw
Original: http://goo.gl/hHHoH
* What libraries from scientific computing have yet to be written?
Domain: self.haskell, Score: 17, Comments: 23
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/QXwyA
Top StackOverflow Questions
* "A proof is a program; the formula it proves is a type for the
program" [migrated]
votes: 17, answers: 0
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/LfzPM
* Writing foldl using foldr
votes: 16, answers: 2
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/O7I0Z
* Binary Serialization for Lists of Undefined Length in Haskell
votes: 13, answers: 1
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/pZkyI
* From C ++ to Haskell Classes and States
votes: 12, answers: 2
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/yYt9R
* Why does Haskell force data constructor's first letter to be upper case?
votes: 11, answers: 3
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/dnGIl
* Why is such a function definition not allowed in haskell ?
votes: 10, answers: 5
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/0RoHY
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Daniel Santa Cruz
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