[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Weekly News: Issue 183
Daniel Santa Cruz
dstcruz at gmail.com
Thu May 26 04:24:54 CEST 2011
Welcome to issue 180 of the HWN, a newsletter covering developments in
the Haskell community. This release covers the week of May 15 to 21,
2011.
Announcements
Janis Veigtlander announced that the 20th edition of the Haskell
Communities and Activities reports is hot off the press!
http://goo.gl/GRi7V
Simon Marlow announced that he has put together a tutorial on
Parallel and Concurrent programming in Haskell.
http://goo.gl/LPst8
Quotes of the Week
* Sergey Mironov:I looked further and found that 'Oleg already did it'.
* monochrom: just say "yes"
Top Reddit Stories
* Wolfgang - A Wolfram Alpha clone in Haskell (under heavy load?)
Domain: jabberwock.xs4all.nl, Score: 75, Comments: 10
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/okNC7
Original: http://goo.gl/7pSXA
* Numeric Haskell: a tutorial about the multi-dimensional, parallel
arrays package, Repa
Domain: haskell.org, Score: 54, Comments: 7
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/ZRSn3
Original: http://goo.gl/InWB9
* Space leak zoo: a catalog of common space leaks in Haskell programs
Domain: blog.ezyang.com, Score: 41, Comments: 7
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/npVLv
Original: http://goo.gl/aMbo5
* Exercises in Optimization: A (soon to be) three-part series
detailing an adventure in optimizing Haskell code.
Domain: csks.wordpress.com, Score: 34, Comments: 0
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/cjWBX
Original: http://goo.gl/wPqbl
* Tutorial: Parallel and Concurrent Programming in Haskell :: PDF
Domain: community.haskell.org, Score: 33, Comments: 7
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/CB1wt
Original: http://goo.gl/yzTOU
* Anatomy of a thunk leak: How to debug Haskell’s most famous space leak
Domain: blog.ezyang.com, Score: 32, Comments: 3
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/f18jX
Original: http://goo.gl/PiQ98
* Preview release of diagrams EDSL for declarative drawing
Domain: haskell.org, Score: 31, Comments: 9
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/6sykO
Original: http://goo.gl/uhbV1
* I/O is not a monad
Domain: r6.ca, Score: 31, Comments: 23
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/zAra5
Original: http://goo.gl/mn49r
* Eliza in 70 lines of Haskell
Domain: github.com, Score: 28, Comments: 7
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/hjgNf
Original: http://goo.gl/S7t9m
* The "Whole Program" Fallacy
Domain: lukepalmer.wordpress.com, Score: 26, Comments: 10
On Reddit: http://goo.gl/Efja3
Original: http://goo.gl/vzXVK
Top StackOverflow Questions
* What Haskell representation is recommended for 2D, unboxed pixel
arrays with millions of pixels?
votes: 48, answers: 3
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/gVpwB
* Good introductory text about GHC implementation?
votes: 24, answers: 2
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/6MZoh
* Questions on a Haskell -> C# conversion
votes: 13, answers: 3
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/0t3Gu
* Can't perform I/O in foldr?
votes: 12, answers: 4
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/d9Jg0
* What does "this function will fuse" mean?
votes: 11, answers: 3
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/tMdlR
* Haskell function type question
votes: 10, answers: 3
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/gyTns
* Is this always true: fmap (foldr f z) . sequenceA = foldr (liftA2
f) (pure z)
votes: 10, answers: 1
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/emKmg
* Difference between hsc2hs and c2hs?
votes: 8, answers: 2
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/1wnhC
* Is it possible to create PHP extensions in Haskell?
votes: 8, answers: 2
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/QwkpK
* How can configuration tools like sdl-config be used with a
cabalized project?
votes: 8, answers: 2
Read on SO: http://goo.gl/vHCOu
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Until next time,
Daniel Santa Cruz
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