July 16, 2014

Haskell Weekly News: Issue 299

Welcome to issue 299 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers from June 29 to July 12, 2014

Quotes of the Week

  • donri: maybe good thing Applicative isn't called StrongLaxSemimonoidalEndofunctor
  • ninja_code: haskell is used to debug thinking
  • johnw: the first rule of category theory club is to state your identity

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Until next time,
+Daniel Santa Cruz

July 3, 2014

Haskell Weekly News: Issue 298

Welcome to issue 298 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers from June 15 to 28, 2014

Quotes of the Week

  • Kinnison * imagines a radio station playing only things like 'Life tru a Lens', stuff by 'Dire States' or 'Monadonna'

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Until next time,
+Daniel Santa Cruz

June 18, 2014

Haskell Weekly News: Issue 297

Welcome to issue 297 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers from June 8 to 14, 2014

Quotes of the Week

  • dpwright: this afternoon I've literally taken an entire (portrait) screen's worth of code and reduced it to about three lines and a few lens operators
  • tommd: Haskell is a great language. I needed to test a program under high CPU load, so to burn some cycles I cabal-installed lens. Is there anything Haskell can't do?
  • bernalex: I imagine hell as a place where spj & edwardk are holding talks at the same time and I have to choose.

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+Daniel Santa Cruz

June 11, 2014

Haskell Weekly News: Issue 296

Welcome to issue 296 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers from May 25 to June 7, 2014

Quotes of the Week

  • mbrock: then you get into a whole thing about the epistemology of abstract algebra, and someone brings up Wittgenstein, somebody brings out a bottle of wine, and it's yet another one of those nights

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+Daniel Santa Cruz

May 28, 2014

Haskell Weekly News: Issue 295

Welcome to issue 294 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers from May 4 to 24, 2014

Quotes of the Week

  • dalaing: going from doing a fair bit of haskell recently to doing javascript today... sigh... it feels like the difference between typing at a keyboard and typing with a pair of those sporting-event-foam-hands-with-a-pointing-finger on
  • monochrom: to be blunt, I believe that "I do X for a living" means nothing. politicians do politics for a living too, what is the result?
  • Cale: Java seems like it was designed especially to be a strawman for people who hate static type systems
  • ReinH: Every so often edwardk goes up to the mountain of CT and brings us some new tablets
    edwardk: hear that dolio? we're going to start calling you the mountain.

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+Daniel Santa Cruz

May 7, 2014

Haskell Weekly News: Issue 294

Welcome to issue 294 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers from April 27 to May 3, 2014

Quotes of the Week

  • roconnor: oh no. edwardk and I can never meet otherwise it will be revealed that I am actually him in a very short costume.
  • edwardk: I'm a product mostly of old Wadler monad papers and TaPL with some Cale thrown in.
  • benzrf: zippers are fun / they are zippy! / anyway bye

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+Daniel Santa Cruz

April 30, 2014

Haskell Weekly News: Issue 293

Welcome to issue 293 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers from April 20 to 26, 2014

Quotes of the Week

  • monochrom: linux's ulimit for main memory will not help because linux kernel's allocator is a lazy yes-man (think irrefutable pattern)
  • edwardk: lens is the only library I've ever written that generates hate mail and invites to give talks in almost equal measure
  • shachaf: You don't need lens to produce or consume lenses. You just need it to complain about them.
  • glguy_: Reddit has shown you don't need to have used the lens package to complain about it, either

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+Daniel Santa Cruz