Haskell Weekly


Issue 231 2020-10-01

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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.



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In brief

  • Haskell is not dying by Samuel Schlesinger

    I feel like there have been lots of posts recently about Haskell dying or being replaced, and I just wanted to say that I don’t think this is the case at all.

  • How to break the infinite loop by Tatsuya Hirose

    Can you break and escape from the infinite loop as you do in an imperative programming language?

  • Learn4Haskell by Kowainik

    Learn4Haskell is a GitHub-located course that would get you into the Haskell Functional Programming world in just 4 Pull Requests.

  • RFC: A plan to gradual removal of v1- commands by Oleg Grenrus

    Dear development aware cabal users: I request you to comment on a plan to gradually remove v1- commands.

  • Which monads Haskell developers use: An exploratory study by Ismael Figueroa

    In this paper we present an empirical study that covers a snapshot of available packages in the Hackage repository.

Show & tell

  • bytestring version by Andrew Lelechenko

    On behalf of the maintainers team I’m happy to announce that bytestring- is finally released.

  • libjwt-typed by Marcin Rzeźnicki

    A Haskell implementation of JSON Web Token (JWT).

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