[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Weekly News: Issue 280
Daniel Santa Cruz
dstcruz at gmail.com
Thu Sep 19 04:08:32 CEST 2013
Welcome to issue 280 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits
of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers the
week of September 8 to 14, 2013.
Quotes of the Week
* haasn: edwardk uses things in anger. shachaf uses them with
disappointment :(
* shachaf: Are you reading Mac Lane now? Saizan: yeah, it's not so
bad if you skip the examples
Top Reddit Stories
* For my 17th birthday, my best friend got me "The most obscure
programming book I could find" as a joke. I know what language I am
learning next!
Domain: i.imgur.com, Score: 163, Comments: 67
On Reddit: [1] http://goo.gl/0SyN5l
Original: [2] http://goo.gl/oqGBzL
* pipes-4.0: Simpler types and API
Domain: haskellforall.com, Score: 95, Comments: 36
On Reddit: [3] http://goo.gl/ciVnq5
Original: [4] http://goo.gl/g9oq3i
* Hackage 2 now available for beta testing -- switchover in a few weeks
Domain: beta.hackage.haskell.org, Score: 91, Comments: 17
On Reddit: [5] http://goo.gl/aIhL67
Original: [6] http://goo.gl/zfprr9
* Cartesian Closed Comic #22: Cabal 1.18
Domain: ro-che.info, Score: 90, Comments: 3
On Reddit: [7] http://goo.gl/tVUUFG
Original: [8] http://goo.gl/O0BR6c
* Parallel and Incremental CRCs by Edward Kmett
Domain: fpcomplete.com, Score: 58, Comments: 7
On Reddit: [9] http://goo.gl/YAChJl
Original: [10] http://goo.gl/WnMsbY
* Conquering Folds by Edward Kmett
Domain: fpcomplete.com, Score: 47, Comments: 42
On Reddit: [11] http://goo.gl/reAjgu
Original: [12] http://goo.gl/kHsSye
* Conal Elliot: From Haskell to hardware via cartesian closed categories
Domain: conal.net, Score: 47, Comments: 3
On Reddit: [13] http://goo.gl/VCwp7Y
Original: [14] http://goo.gl/NO1sbs
* FP Complete to release a personal edition of their online IDE
Domain: fpcomplete.com, Score: 39, Comments: 38
On Reddit: [15] http://goo.gl/QOMy5Y
Original: [16] http://goo.gl/XBE7zT
* Quark : A Web Browser with a Formally Verified Kernel
Domain: goto.ucsd.edu, Score: 36, Comments: 6
On Reddit: [17] http://goo.gl/RDZMY0
Original: [18] http://goo.gl/rgBcki
* My first Haskell program - FNIStash - a utility for Torchlight 2 using
threepenny for the GUI
Domain: fluffynukeit.com, Score: 36, Comments: 19
On Reddit: [19] http://goo.gl/cK2N8v
Original: [20] http://goo.gl/XOMTgQ
* Conal Elliott: Overloading lambda
Domain: conal.net, Score: 34, Comments: 4
On Reddit: [21] http://goo.gl/fQTt1P
Original: [22] http://goo.gl/oPSQ3R
* Cost semantics for STG in modern GHC
Domain: blog.ezyang.com, Score: 31, Comments: 5
On Reddit: [23] http://goo.gl/mIQQxm
Original: [24] http://goo.gl/5Sa49T
* 0install - Python vs. OCaml vs. Haskell
Domain: roscidus.com, Score: 31, Comments: 23
On Reddit: [25] http://goo.gl/htCf1x
Original: [26] http://goo.gl/zhrVp0
* LogicGrowsOnTrees: a parallel implementation of logic programming
using distributed tree exploration
Domain: github.com, Score: 31, Comments: 9
On Reddit: [27] http://goo.gl/zp5lou
Original: [28] http://goo.gl/5BgYh2
* RSS reader made by Haskell running on mbed platform (RAM size 64kB,
using Ajhc Haskell compiler).
Domain: youtube.com, Score: 30, Comments: 5
On Reddit: [29] http://goo.gl/n0Gkan
Original: [30] http://goo.gl/cwL4vP
* Conal Elliott: Optimizing CCCs
Domain: conal.net, Score: 30, Comments: 12
On Reddit: [31] http://goo.gl/HVv8dr
Original: [32] http://goo.gl/MCn0sO
* Snap (and Heist) 0.13 released
Domain: snapframework.com, Score: 29, Comments: 7
On Reddit: [33] http://goo.gl/zW5Sdn
Original: [34] http://goo.gl/1wSLeJ
* ANN: threepenny-gui-0.3 – GUI framework that uses the web browser as a
display – now with FRP built-in
Domain: apfelmus.nfshost.com, Score: 28, Comments: 8
On Reddit: [35] http://goo.gl/RUDrKD
Original: [36] http://goo.gl/WZMeZN
Top StackOverflow Questions
* In Haskell, where does the range ['a'..] stop?
votes: 20, answers: 2
Read on SO: [37] http://goo.gl/Oms7lr
* Why were Haskell 98's standard classes made inferior to Haskell 1.3's?
votes: 18, answers: 1
Read on SO: [38] http://goo.gl/WxvdL2
* 27 different Bool to Bool values in Haskell
votes: 14, answers: 1
Read on SO: [39] http://goo.gl/1PcD1g
* How to reconstruct Haskell expression from type
votes: 10, answers: 1
Read on SO: [40] http://goo.gl/Qx06kz
* Can links to anchors in haddock be labeled?
votes: 8, answers: 0
Read on SO: [41] http://goo.gl/5deOMM
* How to convert between ByteString and Storable Vector?
votes: 7, answers: 1
Read on SO: [42] http://goo.gl/zBVVzI
* Why is not GHC optimizing for constants?
votes: 7, answers: 2
Read on SO: [43] http://goo.gl/sfo64S
* newtype around ST causes type error
votes: 7, answers: 1
Read on SO: [44] http://goo.gl/CwXaJp
* GHC does not generate a binary despite no errors shown
votes: 6, answers: 1
Read on SO: [45] http://goo.gl/PAv1oQ
Until next time,
[46]+Daniel Santa Cruz
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