[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: Issue 182
Daniel Santa Cruz
dstcruz at gmail.com
Thu May 19 04:31:27 CEST 2011
Welcome to issue 180 of the HWN, a newsletter covering developments in
the Haskell community. This release covers the week of May 8 to 14,
Eric Kow released the second edition of Parallel Haskell Digest
Don Stewart sent in a proposal from the Haskell.org committee to
incorporate Haskell.org [http://goo.gl/X1j8i].
Lazycat Manatee has released a new version of Manatee
Quotes of the Week
* Richard O'Keefe: [On iterators and generators] This being Haskell,
I'm expecting to see Cogenerator...
* luqui: Haskell is a DSL for writing monad tutorials.
* mattmight: Coq is a tool for turning ordinary programs into POPL
* kmc: most CS courses will teach you four kinds of Java
* geheimdienst: haskell makes hard things easy and easy things a
strong lax monoidal endofunctor ...
* spoolio: Haskell programmers know the cost of nothing, the type of
everything, and might know the value of a few things later.
* catamorphism: FP is related to FP in the same way that UML is
related to OOP.
* geheimdienst: * geheimdienst will from now on use a function
carpeTiem aliased to getCurrentTime
* edwardk: [on data-accessor] However, its choice of internal
representation makes me throw up in my mouth a little bit
Top Reddit Stories
* Fancy function graphs!
Domain: pnyf.inf.elte.hu, Score: 47, Comments: 21
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/ibZO1
* Online SVG figures with Haskell
Domain: self.haskell, Score: 46, Comments: 11
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/jgxk4
* Erlang-in-Haskell: an implementation of an Erlang-like
distributed computing framework for Haskell
Domain: hackage.haskell.org, Score: 41, Comments: 2
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/yMMRG
* Why Eager Languages Don't Have Products and Lazy Languages Don't Have Sums
Domain: james-iry.blogspot.com, Score: 38, Comments: 35
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/ngpNe
* Introducing JsonGrammar
Domain: martijn.van.steenbergen.nl, Score: 34, Comments: 2
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/wiGI9
* The reasons I don't write all my code in Haskell
Domain: codeflow.wordpress.com, Score: 33, Comments: 34
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/HMZ8c
Domain: article.gmane.org, Score: 30, Comments: 3
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/8zzZT
* Two fun bits of Haskell teaching news
Domain: serpentine.com.nyud.net, Score: 28, Comments: 3
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/JQUtF
* Themes on Streams
Domain: byorgey.wordpress.com, Score: 26, Comments: 1
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/ywP1K
* CmdArgs - Fighting the GHC Optimiser
Domain: neilmitchell.blogspot.com, Score: 20, Comments: 15
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/0WThF
Top StackOverflow Questions
* Safe execution of untrusted Haskell code
votes: 19, answers: 2
* When do I use ByteString and when do I not?
votes: 16, answers: 2
* Why can I not make String an instance of a typeclass?
votes: 14, answers: 3
* Android application in haskell
votes: 11, answers: 1
* What are the most important abstractions in Haskell? Monads? Applicatives?
votes: 9, answers: 3
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Until next time,
Daniel Santa Cruz
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