Issue 221 2020-07-23
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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.
What other programming languages will Haskell compete with in 2021? (ad)
The stillness of Haskell code by Claes-Magnus Berg
I want to demonstrate the stillness and elegance of Haskell code in general by contrasting some simple tasks done with both TypeScript and Haskell.
How Accursed and Unutterable is
accursedUnutterablePerformIO? by Ziyang Liu
This post summarizes circumstances in which GHC may perform optimizations that could change the behavior of your program, in the presence of non-referentially transparent functions like
Deriving the Reader monad from first principles by William Yao
If you didn’t have the Reader monad already implemented for you, how would you go about deriving it from first principles?
Haskell binaries release with GitHub Actions by Veronika Romashkina
In this post, I would like to share the workflow that allows creating releases at GitHub with the build binaries (ready executable files) for your Haskell tools.
Haskell::From(Rust) I: Infix Notation and Currying by Sean Chen
This Haskell::From(Rust) series will chronicle some of the learnings I glean from learning Haskell, as well as the takeaways that can be applied to write better code in Rust.
We are going to speak about what is new in the latest release and what other new features are already waiting in the pipeline.
Graphics in Haskell: linear algebra by Alex Stuart
I’ll explain what I’ve found most useful for workaday tasks, but there seem to be more cool techniques, like sparse representation, available to the fully committed Haskell/graphics dhampir
Go Sensei: Lessons in Full Stack Development — Planning by Maxfield Chen
Experience Report explaining learnings and reflections from developing a full stack application in Haskell.
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Competitive programming in Haskell: cycle decomposition with mutable arrays by Brent Yorgey
If a bunch of people permute themselves according to the same rule twice, how many different rules could they be following which would result in the observed final permutation?
Generalized Church is the Curry-Howard of Knaster-Tarski
The proofs-as-programs principle (also known as the Curry-Howard isomorphism) sets up a correspondence between logical proof systems and type systems for programming languages.
Hacking on PKF files (pdf) by Ramón Soto Mathiesen
PCx-Utils are a set of tools to help update old PCx (PCF/PCB) games data.
Haskell Love conference, registration is open
Haskell Love Conference is just around the corner. The lineup is fully packed with the best FP speakers and totally λ talks!
How to read Haskell Documentation by Theofanis Despoudis
In this article we are going to show a step by step guide on how to read, practice and understand Haskell documentation pages.
New Windows I/O manager in GHC 8.12 by Tamar Christina
This is a new I/O manager that is designed for the native Windows I/O subsystem instead of relying on the broken posix-ish compatibility layer that MIO used.
Understanding Elm’s Type Mismatch Error by Hawley Brett
A big reason people love Elm is the compiler’s helpful error messages. The compiler not only points out what’s wrong, but also includes hints for how to fix it.
Show & tell
cabal-edit by Stephen Diehl
This is an extension to Haskell’s package manager Cabal to allow you to add, remove, and upgrade dependencies by modifying your cabal file from the command line.
chart-svg by Tony Day
A chart library targetting SVG.
effet by Michael Szvetits
effet is an effect system based on type classes, written in Haskell.
fused-effects version 18.104.22.168 by Patrick Thomson
A fast, flexible, fused effect system.
hascard by Steven van den Broek
A minimal commandline utility for reviewing notes.