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Issue 344 2022-12-01

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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.

Featured

  • Advent of Code 2022! by Monday Morning Haskell

    Tomorrow is December 1st, which means that tonight (midnight Eastern American time, 9pm Pacific) is the start of Advent of Code!

  • Announcing circle: a Haskell client for Circle’s REST API by Dylan Martin

    I’m stoked to announce the initial release of circle, an unofficial but feature-complete Haskell client for Circle’s REST API.

  • Build your own Redis in Haskell by CodeCrafters

    Discover concurrent programming in Haskell while also learning abbout TCP servers, network programming, and the Redis Protocol.

  • 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.

  • Some tips and tricks for doing Advent of Code with Haskell by Wander Hillen

    Since every year there seems to be a sizable contingent trying to learn Haskell, I thought it would be nice to share some tips and tricks that I have picked up over the years.

  • Teaching GHC how to play Minesweeper

    Today we’re going to look at how to express a complex algorithmic problem using equality constraints, so that GHC can solve it for us. Namely, we’ll make GHC solve some subset of the deterministic fragment of the Minesweeper game.

Jobs

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In brief

Show & tell

  • checked-io by Brandon Chinn

    Prototyped a library providing an IOE e a type that tracks the exceptions that can occur in an action that interacts with the real world.

  • dekking by Tom Sydney Kerckhove

    Dekking is a next-generation coverage report tool for Haskell. It is implemented as a GHC plugin, as opposed to HPC, which is built into GHC.

  • Wasp beta

    It has been a almost 2 years since we launched Alpha version of Wasp, and today we got to Beta!

Call for participation