[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: Issue 185

Daniel Santa Cruz dstcruz at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 04:22:46 CEST 2011

   Welcome to issue 180 of the HWN, a newsletter covering developments in
   the Haskell community. This release covers the week of May 29 to Jun 4,

   You can find the HTML version at: http://goo.gl/Tm1Qu


   Sebastian Fischer wrote in to inform us of of a student internship
   for parallel Haskell at the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo.
   The internship is for up to three months, between July and September

   EIJIRO Sumii reminded us that the ICFP Programming Contest 2011 will
   be starting on June 17.

Quotes of the Week

   * Tom Murphy: Great! New I really can say "Come on! It's fun! I can
     write foldr with foldl!"

   * Cale: C++, Y U SO UGLY?

   * xplat: nae, that'd be 'arr, my small example ain't half near as
     yellow as a lily-livered spaniard! scupper me wi' a cutlass, arr.'

   * Cale: rnf accidentally the entire data structure

Top Reddit Stories

   * Haskell and parallelism in the Economist
     Domain: economist.com, Score: 66, Comments: 5
     On Reddit: http://goo.gl/rBnc1
     Original: http://goo.gl/vFtGY

   * I have the world's coolest hoodie (X-post from r/programming)
     Domain: imgur.com, Score: 28, Comments: 15
     On Reddit: http://goo.gl/bk5wt
     Original: http://goo.gl/CT3fb

   * An OpenGL in Haskell anecdote which illustrates the obvious,
HOpenGL is low level and imperative.
     Domain: haskell.org, Score: 27, Comments: 24
     On Reddit: http://goo.gl/QtDNy
     Original: http://goo.gl/LUoL9

   * Yesod for non-Haskellers (also, for Haskellers)
     Domain: yesodweb.com, Score: 27, Comments: 2
     On Reddit: http://goo.gl/ekOQJ
     Original: http://goo.gl/UCyIv

   * Fast forwarding lrand48()
     Domain: blog.sigfpe.com, Score: 24, Comments: 0
     On Reddit: http://goo.gl/Ki0in
     Original: http://goo.gl/5ICat

   * Silk (Haskell, semantic web start up) is hiring in Amsterdam
     Domain: news.ycombinator.com, Score: 24, Comments: 0
     On Reddit: http://goo.gl/GUFVP
     Original: http://goo.gl/j8fRW

   * Nikki and the Robots 0.3 is out
     Domain: joyridelabs.de, Score: 23, Comments: 7
     On Reddit: http://goo.gl/w3yrF
     Original: http://goo.gl/sJdwj

   * Introducing the Yesod Wiki
     Domain: yesodweb.com, Score: 19, Comments: 0
     On Reddit: http://goo.gl/4TStP
     Original: http://goo.gl/noMVO

   * Communicating Haskell Processes: The Long And The Short Of It
     Domain: chplib.wordpress.com, Score: 19, Comments: 0
     On Reddit: http://goo.gl/mC8cw
     Original: http://goo.gl/hHHoH

   * What libraries from scientific computing have yet to be written?
     Domain: self.haskell, Score: 17, Comments: 23
     On Reddit: http://goo.gl/QXwyA

Top StackOverflow Questions

   * "A proof is a program; the formula it proves is a type for the
program" [migrated]
     votes: 17, answers: 0
     Read on SO: http://goo.gl/LfzPM

   * Writing foldl using foldr
     votes: 16, answers: 2
     Read on SO: http://goo.gl/O7I0Z

   * Binary Serialization for Lists of Undefined Length in Haskell
     votes: 13, answers: 1
     Read on SO: http://goo.gl/pZkyI

   * From C ++ to Haskell Classes and States
     votes: 12, answers: 2
     Read on SO: http://goo.gl/yYt9R

   * Why does Haskell force data constructor's first letter to be upper case?
     votes: 11, answers: 3
     Read on SO: http://goo.gl/dnGIl

   * Why is such a function definition not allowed in haskell ?
     votes: 10, answers: 5
     Read on SO: http://goo.gl/0RoHY

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   Until next time,
   Daniel Santa Cruz

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