[Xmonad] An xmonad demo at the haskell workshop

Spencer Janssen sjanssen at cse.unl.edu
Thu Jul 26 11:08:45 EDT 2007

On Wednesday 25 July 2007 23:27:22 Donald Bruce Stewart wrote:
> Hey all,
> I'm going to try to give xmonad demo and experience report at the
> Haskell Workshop, this year in Freiburg.
>     http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~keller/haskellws/HaskellWorkshop.html
> My plan is to talk about:
>     * QuickCheck, testing and specification
>     * Interacting with ugly C libraries, in a clean way
>     * Benefits, drawbacks, and experience designing system utilities in
> Haskell
> Does anyone have any suggestions on other aspects of the project that
> would be interesting to present?
> -- Don

Points that I can think of right now:

 - MVC -- especially how a purely functional model (StackSet) allows for lots 
of testing
 - extension in Haskell, extensibility of keybindings and layouts in a real 
programming language has been a big win for us

Spencer Janssen

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