[Haskell-cafe] Haskell showcase in 5 minutes

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Tue Feb 28 14:21:05 CET 2012

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 14:05, Arnaud Bailly <arnaud.oqube at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Yves for your advice. And I agree with you that too much laziness may
> be mind-blowing for most of the audience, yet this is one of the
> characteristics of Haskell, whether or not we like it and whatever troubles
> it can induce.
> I really think the knapsack is simple, not too far away from real world and
> might be demonstrated with live code in 5 minutes. I will have a look anyway
> at more "spectacular" stuff like gloss or yesod but I fear this is out of
> scope.

If it suits the medium, you could always throw up a one-liner (e.g.
fibonacci from a recursive list) at the end and just leave it there
without explanation, for the audience to feel the awesomeness of
Haskell ;)


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