Issue 230 2020-09-24
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.
Reanimate v1.0 by David Himmelstrup
It is my great pleasure to announce version 1.0 of the Reanimate animation library. Reanimate aims to be a batteries-included way of creating animations and illustrations.
Strategic Deriving by Kowainik
But what exactly is deriving, how does it work and what pitfalls can it bring? What are deriving strategies and how do you get a habit of using them regularly?
Sockets and Pipes by Type Classes
Sockets and Pipes is not an introduction to Haskell; it is an introduction to writing software in Haskell.
Lazy Sort: Counting Comparisons by Jasper Van der Jeugt
How good is Haskell’s lazy sort actually?
Don’t use Ghcide anymore (directly) by Neil Mitchell
I recommend people use the Haskell Language Server IDE.
This year due to the ongoing Corona situation, MuniHac will take place as a two-day online event filled with Haskell talks and workshops. The talks will be streamed and you can watch them here.
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Haskell’s Children by Owen Lynch
I find myself simply not as excited about Haskell as I used to be. What changed?
In the computer by Chris Martin
When people talk about “algebraic reasoning”, explanations fall flat because we neglect to first figure out kind of reasoning we’re contrasting it against.
MuniHac 2020 by Well-Typed
We enjoyed attending virtual MuniHac and would like to thank our co-organisers TNG for all the work they put into planning, hosting and and running the event.
Optimised Row Columnar for Haskell by Huw Campbell
I are proud to announce a new Apache ORC library for Haskell which I am releasing as open source under the Affero General Public License.
Show & tell
base16-bytestring version 188.8.131.52 Emily Pillmore
This release marks an epochal change in the library’s structure, changing some existing features, and adding others.
ghcup version 0.1.11 by Julian Ospald
This release adds haskell-language-server (hls) to ghcup.
stm-actor & stm-queue by Samuel Schlesinger
Released stm-actor, something I’d been chewing on for a while, and stm-queue to accompany it in order to get better worst-case latency for reads than TQueue.