[Haskell-beginners] Re: [Haskell-cafe] Haskell Weekly News: Issue
134 - October 10, 2009
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Sun Oct 11 08:19:58 EDT 2009
On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 1:10 PM, Patrick LeBoutillier <
patrick.leboutillier at gmail.com> wrote:
> Could/should the Haskell Weekly News be posted to the beginners list as
> I normally don't follow haskell-cafe (too much traffic and generally above
> my level I must admit...), but I like to follow what's going on in the
> Haskell community.
It is also posted to haskell@ as well. This is a low-traffic group which
usually hosts announcements and news. Try signing up for this one.
> On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 3:47 AM, <jfredett at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Haskell Weekly News
>> Issue 134 - October 10, 2009
>> Welcome to issue 134 of HWN, a newsletter covering developments in the
>> Haskell community.
>> What with Don Stewart's call to arms to lead Haskell to conquest
>> over (E)DSL-land, I've once again tried to highlight discussion of
>> EDSL's this week. Fortunately, it was actually more difficult choosing
>> what _not_ to include this week, since there was so much discussion
>> about DSLs and Syntax extensions (a related notion, in my opinion).
>> Also, this week Bryan O'Sullivan put his Criterion Library to good use
>> on the `text` package, leading to code which is more than ten times
>> faster than before! With all this fantastic news, I won't hold you up
>> any longer, Haskellers, the Haskell Weekly News!
>> CfPart: FMICS 2009, 2-3 November 2009, Final Call. FMICS 2009 workshop
>> chair announced the final call for particpaction for FMICS 2009
>> ICFP videos now available. Wouter Swierstra announced the
>> availablity of videos from the International Conference on Functional
>> Programming (ICFP)
>> GPipe-1.0.0: A functional graphics API for programmable GPUs. Tobias
>> Bexelius announced the first release of GPie, a functional graphics
>> API for programmable GPUs.
>> text 0.5, a major revision of the Unicode text library. Bryan
>> O'Sullivan announced a new, major version of the text package. New
>> API features, and huge improvments in speed, as Bryan says, 'Get it
>> while it's fresh on Hackage, folks!'
>> vty-ui 0.2. Jonathan Daugherty announced a new version of the vty-ui
>> package, with fewer bugs, more widgets, and cleaner code due to new
>> more powerful abstractions.
>> htzaar-0.0.1. Tom Hawkins announced HTZAAR, a Haskell
>> implementation of TZAAR
>> Graphalyze-0.8.0.0 and SourceGraph-0.5.5.0. Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
>> announced To keep this editor happy, Ivan released two new packaged
>> in one announcement. This time, he's added Legend support to
>> Graphalyze, but also many new changes to SourceGraph, including a
>> legend so you can see what all the symbols mean, Better color support,
>> and much more.
>> TxtSushi 0.4.0. Keith Sheppard announced a new version of TxtSushi,
>> a set of command line utilities for processing CSV and TSV files.
>> Applicative do? Philippa Cowderoy asked about a `do` like syntax
>> for Applicative functors.
>> How to add use custom preprocessor in cabal. Bernd Brassel asked
>> how to add a custom preprocessor to the build chain of a cabal file.
>> On DSLs - one last time. Gunther Schmidt summarized his impressions
>> on al the recent discussion of DSLs
>> What is a DSL? Oleg offered some insight into different
>> properties that can be part of a single tagless framework. He also
>> pointed to some slides and other materials such as a website here
>> and slides here about DSL implementations and definitions.
>> What is a DSL? Gunther Schmidt posed the question, 'What is a DSL',
>> and with some further questions added by yours truly, a lively
>> discussion about the definition of a DSL ensued.
>> Finally tagless - stuck with implementation of 'lam'. Gunther Schmidt
>> asked another question about Finally Tagless DSLs and resolving an
>> issue with the implementation of 'lam'
>> Blog noise
>> Haskell news from the blogosphere. Blog posts from people new
>> to the Haskell community are marked with >>>, be sure to welcome them!
>> * Darcs: darcs weekly news #43.
>> * JP Moresmau: What client for an Haskell Multi Player Game?.
>> * Mikael Vejdemo Johansson (Syzygy-): [MATH198] Third lecture is
>> * Bryan O'Sullivan: Announcing a major revision of the Haskell
>> text library.
>> * Eric Kow (kowey): darcs hashed-storage work merged (woo!).
>> * David Amos: Symmetries of PG(n,Fq).
>> * The GHC Team: Parallelism /= Concurrency.
>> * >>> Nefigah: Fake World Haskell. Nefigah, a recent addition to
>> the community, has been working through RWH, and is providing some
>> excellent examples. Though, This editor prefers the title 'Real
>> Life Haskell' as opposed to his choice.
>> * Tom Schrijvers: Release 0.6 of Monadic Constraint Programming.
>> * Neil Brown: Concurrency Can Be Deterministic (But The Type
>> System Doesn't Know It).
>> * Clint Moore: Curiously Parallel.
>> * Galois, Inc: Tech Talk: Constructing A Universal Domain for
>> Reasoning About Haskell Datatypes.
>> * Neil Brown: Terminal Concurrency: The Printing Process.
>> * Sean Leather: 'Upwards and downwards accumulations on trees'
>> translated into Haskell.
>> * Mikael Vejdemo Johansson (Syzygy-): [MATH 198] Second lecture.
>> * Chris Smith: View Patterns as Pattern Matching for Records.
>> * Chris Smith: Playing With Records.
>> * FP Lunch: Left Kan extensions of containers.
>> Quotes of the Week
>> * Baughn: Blum Blum Shub, a PRNG derived from poking around R'Lyeh.
>> * ksf: * lambdabot locks up ksf in a Monad <ksf> mmmmh it's warm and
>> fuzzy in here.
>> * monochrom: Don't wrap your head around Haskell. Immerse! Wrap
>> Haskell around your head.
>> * chak: ... In other words, FP is inevitable.
>> * robreim: I'm in your base hacking all your lambdas
>> * gwern: RAM is overrated, swap is where it's at ;)
>> * idnar: [to gwern] swap to a ramdisk! ;P
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>> 31. http://my.life-is-virtual.com/2009/10/07/fake-world-haskell-part-1/
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