Issue 343 2022-11-24
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.
2022 State of Haskell Survey Results by Taylor Fausak
The sixth annual State of Haskell Survey closed this week. This post summarizes the results and makes the raw data available.
LTS 20 release for ghc-9.2 and Nightly now on ghc-9.4 by Jens Petersen
The Stackage team is very happy to announce the first Stackage LTS version 20 snapshot has been released this week, based on GHC stable version 9.2.5.
WebAssembly backend merged into GHC by Cheng Shao
Tweag has been working on a GHC WebAssembly backend for some time. Recently, the WebAssembly backend merge request has landed in GHC, and is on course to appear in the upcoming 9.6 release series.
Subtle Medical has a very successful product offering and contracts in hand, but the company needs additional help delivering on all those contracts. If you might be interested in developing Haskell to provide the tools to accelerate delivery and thereby contribute prominently to the company’s success, then we’d love to start a conversation. If you’re reading this, then you’re already the kind of person that we want to talk to.
Trying to hire a Haskell developer? You should advertise with us!
Announcing a live tutorial on eventlog2html and ghc-debug by Finley McIlwaine & Andres Löh
We are happy to announce that we will be live-streaming a free tutorial on Haskell debugging tools via YouTube.
Funding GHC, Cabal and HLS maintenance by Adam Gundry
Please get in touch if you can help fund development of the core Haskell tools.
Haskell Foundation DevOps Weekly Update, 2022-11-23 by Bryan Richter
In the past week, I have finished my migration preparation. The migration itself is scheduled for tomorrow morning (Europe time).
Haskell in Production: FOSSA by Gints Dreimanis
Our today’s guest is Leo Zhang, who works in the engineering team at FOSSA — a tool for open-source risk management.
Problems with products, part 2 by Chris Martin
Seeking new Stackage Curator by Michael Snoyman
I am planning on stepping down from my position as one of the Stackage Curators. With personal and work responsibilities, I simply don’t have the time to dedicate to my curator responsibilities.
Show & tell
dr-cabal version 0.2.0.0 by Dmitrii Kovanikov
I’m happy to announce the new version of dr-cabal — a Haskell dependencies build time profiler!
get-testedby Théophile Choutri
get-testedis a CLI tool that reads your cabal file and takes the
tested-withstanza to generate a build matrix for GitHub Actions.
Stack version 2.9.3 release candidate by Mike Pilgrem
Please test it and let us know at the Stack repository if you run into any trouble. If all goes well, we hope to release the final version in a couple of weeks.