[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: November 22, 2005
jgoerzen at complete.org
Tue Nov 22 12:30:12 EST 2005
Haskell Weekly News: November 22, 2005
Greetings, and thanks for reading the 16th issue of HWN, a weekly
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There are several exciting releases to report this week.
* hmp3. Donald Bruce Stewart announced hmp3, an ncurses-based music
player written in Haskell.
* Frag. Mon Hon Cheong announced Frag, a first-person shooter written
in Haskell using HOpenGL. Several comments were posted offering thanks
and seeking more information. Screenshots are also available.
* Haskell Communities & Activities Report. The November 2005 editition
of this report is now available.
* Haskell Server Pages 0.4.0. The latest release of HASP is now
available, featuring a new bytecode generator and less of a need
for many other add-on packages.
* Blobs diagram editor. The first release of Blobs was announced this
week. It is based on earlier work that has been shown at some Haskell
Requests for Participation
Take 10 list. Kenneth Hoste posted a request for user contributions
regarding a top 10 list of Haskell libraries.
Updating Haskell. It's been a busy week for these discussions. There have
been threads on records (~ 200 messages) and GHC. Unfortunately
your HWN editor hasn't had time to read these monster threads, so have at
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