Issue 220 2020-07-16
Welcome to another issue of Haskell Weekly! Haskell is a safe, purely functional programming language with a fast, concurrent runtime. This is a weekly summary of what’s going on in its community.
GHC 8.8.4 is now available by Ben Gamari
The GHC team is proud to announce the release of GHC 8.8.4.
Building static Haskell binary with Nix on Linux by Iori Matsuhara
In this post, I’ll try to explain what are dynamic libraries and static executable, how they work what are there strengths/weaknesses.
Deriving the State monad from first principles by William Yao
In this series of posts, we’re going to talk about some specific monad instances, the Reader-Writer-State trio, often abbreviated to just RWS.
GitHub actions for Haskell CI by Mark Karpov
Like many others, I was using Travis and Circle CI for years to setup CI for my open source projects. But the times they are a-changin’.
How Haskell threads block by Wander Hillen
In this post I’ll give a brief introduction to how the Haskell runtime system handles these problems.
Managing Haskell Extensions by Neil Mitchell
You can divide extensions into yes, no and maybe, and then use HLint to enforce that.
Optimizing Ray Tracing in Haskell by Sarfaraz Nawaz
My first Haskell program and how easily I optimized it from 33m to 17s.
Performance of Haskell Array libraries through Canny edge detection by Alexey Kuleshevich
How many implementations of Canny edge detection do we have in Haskell? How fast are they and which array libraries are responsible for their performance?
In this post we will discuss how QualifiedDo, a new language extension in the upcoming 8.12 release of GHC, improves the experience of writing do-notation with monad-like types.
Servant plugin for SEO by Andrey Prokopenko
I have website built with servant framework. And I need to add SEO for it. Here we go.
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- Haskell Love Conference
We will meet on July 31st – August 1st 2020, at your home, in full comfort and safety.
Comparing an autocomplete algorithm in Python, Go, Haskell by Ryan Westlund
Since the web scraper comparison post was so well-liked, here’s another comparison.
Competitive programming in Haskell: 2D cross product, part 1 by Brent Yorgey
The way to get good at solving geometry problems is not by memorizing a bunch of formulas, but rather by understanding a few general primitives and principles which can be assembled to solve a wide range of problems.
Forbidden Haskell Types by Ashley Yakeley
Haskell’s type system is pretty great, but one thing it doesn’t have, that some other type systems do have, is recursive types, by which I mean, types directly constructed from themselves.
Haskell Web Framework IHP Aims to Make Web Development Type-Safe and Easy by Sergio De Simone
InfoQ has spoken with digitally induced CEO Marc Scholten to learn more about IHP.
Navigatable breadcrumbs and technical debts by German Robayo
In this new post, I’m going to explain about two new features on dhall-docs: Cleaner Haskell API; Navigatable breadcrumbs; Test-setup.
Record constructors by Gabriella Gonzalez
This is a short post documenting various record-related idioms in the Haskell ecosystem.
Show & tell
containers version 0.6.3.1 by David Feuer
At long last, we have released containers-0.6.3.1. The most important changes in this release are bug fixes for IntMap traversals.
ghcup version 0.1.6 by Julian Ospald
Create a new curses (brick) based TUI, accessible via
interval-functors by Rob Rix
This is a Haskell package defining an
Intervaldatatype parameterized by the type of endpoints and the type of their coordinates.