ZuriHac 2019 - GHC Track

Matthew Pickering matthewtpickering at gmail.com
Sat May 25 11:08:10 UTC 2019


Andreas/Niklas,

I can do a talk/demo of using tools such as `ghc-artefact-nix`,
`haskell-ide-engine`, `ghcid`, GHC's debugger whilst working on GHC.
Could you schedule in a 30 minute slot for that please if you think it
would be of interest.

Cheers,

Matt

On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 5:52 PM Andreas Herrmann <andreash87 at gmx.ch> wrote:
>
> Dear GHC devs,
>
> This year's ZuriHac 2019 [1] will again feature a dedicated GHC track to foster contributions to GHC and teach newcomers how to participate in GHC's development. It was a great success last year, and we hope it will be a great success this year as well.
>
> For that we need your help: We would like to invite you to organize a session in the GHC track. This could be in form of a presentation, a workshop, or a hack session with topics centered around GHC.
>
> For some inspiration, these are the subjects from last year's track:
> - Continuous Integration / DevOps, by Manual Chakravarty
> - PrimOps / PrimTypes, by Michal Terepeta
> - Performance Regression Tests, by Niklas Hamb├╝chen
> - Newcomers Tutorial, by Andreas Herrmann
>
> Other possible subjects could be around:
> - Improving documentation
> - Extending GHC's test-suite
> - General GHC development workflows
> - The inner workings of some aspect of GHC
>
> Aside from preparing a session, we are also looking for volunteers to be around as GHC mentors during hack sessions to help out newcomers.
>
> Please let us know if you'd be interested in leading a session, or being a mentor, or helping out with this track in any other way. You can contact either Niklas or myself, on this list or by private message.
>
> Best,
> Niklas and Andreas
> ZuriHac 2019 GHC track coordinators
>
> [1]: https://zfoh.ch/zurihac2019/
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