[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: Issue 255
Daniel Santa Cruz
dstcruz at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 04:49:33 CET 2013
Welcome to issue 255 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits
of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers the
weeks of January 06 to 19, 201.
Quotes of the Week
* ky3: Indexed monads are just categories in the category of
endofunctors, what's the problem?
* tac: I guess I'm just living in a fantasy world where the docs tell
you how to use such a basic API :P
* shachaf: 3.0 is an edwardk phase, not just a version number. It's
like Picasso's Blue Period.
* cmccann: Clearly the reason why edwardk uses Haskell now is because
every C++ compiler has a restraining order against him.
* shachaf: I'm not sure what your question is, but maybe lens is the
answer.
* cmccann: * cmccann has concluded that lenses are just a category
whose objects are english prepositions and whose morphisms are all
unsafeCoerce
* shachaf: Some people, when asking about a problem in #haskell, get
a link to okmij.org. Now they have two problems.
* quicksilver: It returns undefined for convenience. I'm not really
sure it's that convenient, but that's why.
* edwardk: cmccann: let me get this straight you are saying that
someone [mm_freak] who by their very nick admits to being a freak
did something freakish?
Top Reddit Stories
* LiquidHaskell: Refinement Types in Haskell via SMT
Domain: goto.ucsd.edu, Score: 71, Comments: 22
On Reddit: [1] http://goo.gl/PE2nf
Original: [2] http://goo.gl/P3Gm9
* Hakyll 4.0 released
Domain: jaspervdj.be, Score: 59, Comments: 19
On Reddit: [3] http://goo.gl/IQAXq
Original: [4] http://goo.gl/AbLnM
* When Haskell is faster than C
Domain: paulspontifications.blogspot.co.uk, Score: 52, Comments: 23
On Reddit: [5] http://goo.gl/3rj8J
Original: [6] http://goo.gl/N2cbA
* I'm teaching an introductory 12-week class on Haskell.
Join in for a journey!
Domain: reddit.com, Score: 45, Comments: 15
On Reddit: [7] http://goo.gl/TsnQ5
Original: [8] http://goo.gl/EMMVR
* Subtractable values are torsors
Domain: ro-che.info, Score: 42, Comments: 15
On Reddit: [9] http://goo.gl/4IcMp
Original: [10] http://goo.gl/6YJrY
* Chordify: extract chord sequences from MP3's using HarmTrace
Domain: chordify.net, Score: 42, Comments: 8
On Reddit: [11] http://goo.gl/8J7rA
Original: [12] http://goo.gl/ySfR5
* Getting Started with Haskell
Domain: bob.ippoli.to, Score: 41, Comments: 8
On Reddit: [13] http://goo.gl/4Evnb
Original: [14] http://goo.gl/nzg9o
* Using AngularJS with Haskell Snap
Domain: nurpax.github.com, Score: 40, Comments: 19
On Reddit: [15] http://goo.gl/SH8e1
Original: [16] http://goo.gl/0lSyN
* Down with kinds: adding dependent heterogeneous equality to to FC
Domain: cis.upenn.edu, Score: 38, Comments: 14
On Reddit: [17] http://goo.gl/iEvyI
Original: [18] http://goo.gl/cH0Eo
* Fixing GADTs : Generic recursion schemes for GADTs using fixed
points of higher-order functors
Domain: timphilipwilliams.com, Score: 38, Comments: 25
On Reddit: [19] http://goo.gl/dEMq9
Original: [20] http://goo.gl/vnjhp
* What's the importance of Category Theory in Haskell? Is it worth
really studying?
Domain: self.haskell, Score: 37, Comments: 60
On Reddit: [21] http://goo.gl/T430r
Original: [22] http://goo.gl/T430r
* Parsing Markdown with Parsec: How Pandoc does it
Domain: youtube.com, Score: 35, Comments: 13
On Reddit: [23] http://goo.gl/TN9TJ
Original: [24] http://goo.gl/zpX7f
* Clckwrks, from the creator of Happstack, is developing into a clean
alternative to Wordpress
Domain: clckwrks.com, Score: 34, Comments: 7
On Reddit: [25] http://goo.gl/L9WXx
Original: [26] http://goo.gl/FZRpU
* pipes-safe-1.0 - Resource management and exception handling for pipes
Domain: haskellforall.com, Score: 32, Comments: 27
On Reddit: [27] http://goo.gl/HeLWz
Original: [28] http://goo.gl/1hTFc
Top StackOverflow Questions
* values, types, kinds,… as an infinite sequence?
votes: 36, answers: 1
Read on SO: [29] http://goo.gl/lyyYc
* Why is this a useful warning in Haskell when pattern matching?
“Defined but not used”
votes: 17, answers: 3
Read on SO: [30] http://goo.gl/iQLFq
* Why are getArgs and getProgName IO actions?
votes: 16, answers: 3
Read on SO: [31] http://goo.gl/5ZPYO
* Can GADTs be used to prove type inequalities in GHC? [duplicate]
votes: 14, answers: 2
Read on SO: [32] http://goo.gl/fDdha
* Applying Denotational Semantics to design of Programs [migrated]
votes: 14, answers: 0
Read on SO: [33] http://goo.gl/KLOCX
* Examples where compiler-optimized functional code performs better
than imperative code
votes: 14, answers: 1
Read on SO: [34] http://goo.gl/Fzqdx
* Why is there only one non-strict function from Int to Int?
votes: 12, answers: 2
Read on SO: [35] http://goo.gl/KXcAy
* Dependency injection in Haskell: solving the task idiomatically
votes: 12, answers: 3
Read on SO: [36] http://goo.gl/xTcYc
* What does a Haskell comment starting with `{- |` generally mean?
votes: 11, answers: 1
Read on SO: [37] http://goo.gl/zNikw
* Is operational really isomorphic to a free monad?
votes: 10, answers: 3
Read on SO: [38] http://goo.gl/AJlgH
Until next time,
[39]+Daniel Santa Cruz
References
1.
http://goto.ucsd.edu/~rjhala/liquid/haskell/blog/blog/2013/01/01/refinement-types-101.lhs/
2.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/16w3hp/liquidhaskell_refinement_types_in_haskell_via_smt/
3. http://jaspervdj.be/posts/2013-01-16-hakyll-4.0.html
4. http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/16ojtv/hakyll_40_released/
5.
http://paulspontifications.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/when-haskell-is-faster-than-c.html
6.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/16tryo/when_haskell_is_faster_than_c/
7.
http://www.reddit.com/r/UniversityofReddit/comments/169jfe/class_introduction_to_haskell/
8.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/169k67/im_teaching_an_introductory_12week_class_on/
9. http://ro-che.info/articles/2013-01-08-torsors.html
10.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/166iju/subtractable_values_are_torsors/
11. http://chordify.net/pages/how-to-use-chordify/
12.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/16u44u/chordify_extract_chord_sequences_from_mp3s_using/
13. http://bob.ippoli.to/archives/2013/01/11/getting-started-with-haskell/
14.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/16fegr/getting_started_with_haskell/
15. http://nurpax.github.com/posts/2013-01-13-angularjs-and-haskell.html
16.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/16iaiq/using_angularjs_with_haskell_snap/
17. http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~eir/papers/2013/jmnokinds/jmnokinds.pdf
18.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/167c21/down_with_kinds_adding_dependent_heterogeneous/
19. http://www.timphilipwilliams.com/posts/2013-01-16-fixing-gadts.html
20.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/16qr6q/fixing_gadts_generic_recursion_schemes_for_gadts/
21.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/16i322/whats_the_importance_of_category_theory_in/
22.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/16i322/whats_the_importance_of_category_theory_in/
23. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCwG9ijQMuQ&t=01m22s
24.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/16kf0j/parsing_markdown_with_parsec_how_pandoc_does_it/
25. http://www.clckwrks.com/
26.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/168j2w/clckwrks_from_the_creator_of_happstack_is/
27.
http://www.haskellforall.com/2013/01/pipes-safe-10-resource-management-and.html
28.
http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/16mban/pipessafe10_resource_management_and_exception/
29.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14401689/values-types-kinds-as-an-infinite-sequence
30.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14309396/why-is-this-a-useful-warning-in-haskell-when-pattern-matching-defined-but-not
31.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14295582/why-are-getargs-and-getprogname-io-actions
32.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14273235/can-gadts-be-used-to-prove-type-inequalities-in-ghc
33.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14349232/applying-denotational-semantics-to-design-of-programs
34.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14357918/examples-where-compiler-optimized-functional-code-performs-better-than-imperativ
35.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14262014/why-is-there-only-one-non-strict-function-from-int-to-int
36.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14327327/dependency-injection-in-haskell-solving-the-task-idiomatically
37.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14270500/what-does-a-haskell-comment-starting-with-generally-mean
38.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14263363/is-operational-really-isomorphic-to-a-free-monad
39. https://plus.google.com/105107667630152149014/about
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