[Haskell-cafe] Haskell showcase in 5 minutes

roconnor at theorem.ca roconnor at theorem.ca
Mon Feb 27 22:36:33 CET 2012

In less than 5 minutes I can solve NP-Complete problems in restaurant 


On Mon, 27 Feb 2012, Arnaud Bailly wrote:

> Hello Cafe,
> I will be (re)presenting Haskell in a "Batlle Language" event Wednesday evening: A fun and interactive contest where various programming language champions try to attract as much
> followers as possible in 5 minutes.
> Having successfully experimented the power of live coding in a recent Haskell introduction for the Paris Scala User Group, I would like to do the same but given the time frame I need a
> simpler example than the music synthesizer program.
> So I would like to tap in the collective wisdom looking for some concise, eye-opening, mind-shaking and if possible fun example of what one can achieve in Haskell. Things that sprung to
> my mind are rather dull: prime factors, fibonacci numbers.
> Thanks in advance,
> Arnaud

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