Issue 337 2022-10-13
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.
Haskell in Production: Caribou by Gints Dreimanis
Our today’s guest is Syed Jafri, a Senior Software Engineer at Caribou — a company that helps car owners get quotes on refinancing and insurance. He managed to successfully pitch and introduce Haskell at Caribou.
Haskell Server Pages With Okapi by Rashad Gover
I wanted to see if Haskell Server Pages (HSPs) could be implemented with Okapi. What would they look like, how would they function, and how would they compare to server pages in other languages?
rec-def: Minesweeper case study by Joachim Breitner
He was once implementing the game Minesweeper in Haskell, and in particular the part of the logic where, after the user has uncovered a field, the game would automatically uncover all fields that are next to a “neutral” field.
Serious bug in GHC 9.4 on basic math on aarch64 by Ian-Woo Kim
We found a reproducible error with a simple math test (div/mod) on aarch64.
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- Haskell Talks at Mercury In Portland, OR on October 20.
Flashing Octopuses and BFS by Monday Morning Haskell
Last time we solved the seven-segment logic puzzle. Today, we’ll look at the Day 11 problem which focuses a bit more on traditional coding structures and algorithms.
The GHC Steering Committee is looking for new members! by Joachim Breitner
The committee scrutinizes, nitpicks, improves, weighs and eventually accepts or rejects proposals that extend or change the language supported by GHC and other (public-facing) aspects of GHC.
Haskell Foundation DevOps Weekly Update, 2022-10-10 by Bryan Richter
HF Board Meeting Minutes, 2022-10-06 by David Christiansen
Show & tell
Hugs for MacOS (x86) - via Nix Flakes by Justin Bailey
I spent some time with the last public release of the Hugs sources, making them compile on a modern Mac (x86 chipset).
Swarm alpha release! by Brent Yorgey
The Swarm development team is very proud to announce the very first alpha release of the game.