Issue 294 2021-12-16
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.
Episode 60: Haskell: purely functional and statically typed programming language by Tomasz Nurkiewicz
Haskell takes these characteristics to the extreme. For example, doing any input/output is considered impure from a functional programming point of view.
Game rules with a Free Monad DSL by Rogan Murley
This post is about how and why my multiplayer card game GALGA uses a Free Monad DSL for its game rules. If that’s gobbledygook to you, read on and hopefully it’ll make at least a little more sense by the end!
GHC activities report: October–November 2021 by Well-Typed
This is the ninth edition of our GHC activities report, which describes the work on GHC and related projects that we are doing at Well-Typed. The current edition covers roughly the months of October and November 2021.
Understanding Space Leaks From StateT by Ziyang Liu
In this blog post I’ll explain using a small program how space leaks can still occur when using the strict
StateTand the strict
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- Do You Know Where Haskell Is Used? by Catherine Galkina
One of our recent posts described useful Haskell-based utilities, but all of them are intended to be used by tech-savvy people. Today we’re going to give some examples of practical use in various industries.
Show & tell
IHP version 0.17 by Marc Scholten
IHP is a modern batteries-included haskell web framework, built on top of Haskell and Nix. Blazing fast, secure, easy to refactor and the best developer experience with everything you need - from prototype to production.
text version 2.0-rc2 by Andrew Lelechenko
I’m happy to announce that the second release candidate for upcoming text-2.0 with UTF-8 underlying representation has been just uploaded on Hackage.
tn-fp-haskell-course by Clément Hurlin
I gave an 8 hours introduction to functional programming using Haskell to Senior students at Telecom Nancy. Students had a Java and python background, reception was very positive.
Call for participation
- ema: Allow exceptions and logging in render function
- tablebot: Website links
- unison: Better error message for “names” command when a hash exists but has no names