[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Weekly News: Issue 249
Daniel Santa Cruz
dstcruz at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 04:20:19 CET 2012
Welcome to issue 249 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits
of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers the
week of October 21 to October 27, 2012.
Quotes of the Week
* johnw: ah terminology, just when you think you know something, they
redefined "know"...
* lispy: The crappy thing about using partial fun*** Exception:
Pattern match failure
* shachaf: This Useful Information information brought to you by:
ghci, and: the letter t
* edwardk: i should have picked a better name to minimize confusion
cmccann: huh. that's not something I ever expected to hear edwardk
say
* beaky: why did they settle on bitshiftrightassign (>>=) for monadic
bind?
Top Reddit Stories
* Why is this simple text processing program so much slower than in
dynamic
languages?
Domain: honza.ca, Score: 64, Comments: 189
On Reddit: [1] http://goo.gl/jW5ow
Original: [2] http://goo.gl/pPzIb
* Fay slides
Domain: fay-lang.org, Score: 50, Comments: 42
On Reddit: [3] http://goo.gl/0UM4T
Original: [4] http://goo.gl/h8iZE
* Haskell for all: "Hello, core!"
Domain: haskellforall.com, Score: 48, Comments: 6
On Reddit: [5] http://goo.gl/qXRd2
Original: [6] http://goo.gl/9cBeo
* Haskell job opening at Functor AB
Domain: alpmestan.com, Score: 35, Comments: 5
On Reddit: [7] http://goo.gl/hQmoa
Original: [8] http://goo.gl/ASA9c
* Enemy of the Mutable State
Domain: ozonehouse.com, Score: 32, Comments: 10
On Reddit: [9] http://goo.gl/Wn3Yv
Original: [10] http://goo.gl/r18by
* Gloss(ish) and Fay: An Example
Domain: zelda.designacourse.com, Score: 29, Comments: 7
On Reddit: [11] http://goo.gl/rtR9Y
Original: [12] http://goo.gl/1cF0z
* Yesodweb: Future work to improve the performance of Warp
Domain: yesodweb.com, Score: 25, Comments:
On Reddit: [13] http://goo.gl/0YF64
Original: [14] http://goo.gl/fq7ds
* (a,b,c,d) as sugar for (a,(b,(c,d))) ?
Domain: self.haskell, Score: 23, Comments: 37
On Reddit: [15] http://goo.gl/cc30R
Original: [16] http://goo.gl/cc30R
* Using Cloud Haskell in HPC Cluster
Domain: malcodigo.blogspot.com.es, Score: 23, Comments:
On Reddit: [17] http://goo.gl/LxmqY
Original: [18] http://goo.gl/ycmZr
* Haskell Platform 2012.4.0.0 release candidates
Domain: trac.haskell.org, Score: 23, Comments: 3
On Reddit: [19] http://goo.gl/B4MNc
Original: [20] http://goo.gl/Q4fHP
Top StackOverflow Questions
* Concrete example showing that monads are not closed under composition
(with proof)?
votes: 24, answers: 3
Read on SO: [21] http://goo.gl/sys7F
* Why is there no IO transformer in Haskell?
votes: 15, answers: 2
Read on SO: [22] http://goo.gl/04Xc7
* Is it possible to make GHC optimize (deforest) generic functions such
as catamorphisms?
votes: 14, answers: 1
Read on SO: [23] http://goo.gl/f4ZlU
* Confused by the meaning of the 'Alternative' type class and its
relationship to other type classes
votes: 13, answers: 5
Read on SO: [24] http://goo.gl/RXNuV
* How to add fields that only cache something to ADT?
votes: 13, answers: 0
Read on SO: [25] http://goo.gl/FjLlX
* How to reliably compare runtime of Haskell and C?
votes: 10, answers: 1
Read on SO: [26] http://goo.gl/R7whA
* Currying Product Types
votes: 10, answers: 3
Read on SO: [27] http://goo.gl/7gxIS
* Modular Program Design - Combining Monad Transformers in Monad
Agnostic
functions
votes: 9, answers: 2
Read on SO: [28] http://goo.gl/8rh1B
* Is there a nicer way to apply a function to both elements of a pair
in a list than a list comprehension?
votes: 9, answers: 3
Read on SO: [29] http://goo.gl/JF3p5
* How unpacking strict fields goes together with polymorphism?
votes: 9, answers: 1
Read on SO: [30] http://goo.gl/58MuT
Until next time,
Daniel Santa Cruz
References
1. http://honza.ca/2012/10/haskell-strings
2.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/120h6i/why_is_this_simple_text_processing_program_so/
3. http://fay-lang.org/fay-talk/
4. http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/11yrpi/fay_slides/
5. http://www.haskellforall.com/2012/10/hello-core.html
6.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/11vuzz/haskell_for_all_hello_core/
7.
http://alpmestan.com/posts/2012-10-23-haskell-job-opening-at-functor.html
8.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/11yf8c/haskell_job_opening_at_functor_ab/
9. http://www.ozonehouse.com/mark/enemy/
10.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/125zt0/enemy_of_the_mutable_state/
11. http://zelda.designacourse.com/codeworld.html
12.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/126vdk/glossish_and_fay_an_example/
13. http://www.yesodweb.com/blog/2012/10/future-work-warp
14.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/11w7wv/yesodweb_future_work_to_improve_the_performance/
15.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/11ysa5/abcd_as_sugar_for_abcd/
16.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/11ysa5/abcd_as_sugar_for_abcd/
17.
http://malcodigo.blogspot.com.es/2012/10/using-cloud-haskell-in-hpc-cluster.html
18.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/122m6y/using_cloud_haskell_in_hpc_cluster/
19. http://trac.haskell.org/haskell-platform/wiki/ReleaseCandidates
20.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/124kje/haskell_platform_2012400_release_candidates/
21.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13034229/concrete-example-showing-that-monads-are-not-closed-under-composition-with-proo
22.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13056663/why-is-there-no-io-transformer-in-haskell
23.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13099203/is-it-possible-to-make-ghc-optimize-deforest-generic-functions-such-as-catamor
24.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13080606/confused-by-the-meaning-of-the-alternative-type-class-and-its-relationship-to
25.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13098448/how-to-add-fields-that-only-cache-something-to-adt
26.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13009728/how-to-reliably-compare-runtime-of-haskell-and-c
27. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13080074/currying-product-types
28.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13007123/modular-program-design-combining-monad-transformers-in-monad-agnostic-function
29.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13022720/is-there-a-nicer-way-to-apply-a-function-to-both-elements-of-a-pair-in-a-list-th
30.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13098375/how-unpacking-strict-fields-goes-together-with-polymorphism
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