September 14, 2011

Haskell Weekly News: Issue 199

Welcome to issue 199 of the HWN, a newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. This release covers the week of September 4 to 10, 2011.


Johannes Waldmann open the invitation to the 6th Haskell in Leipzig workshop, on October 7, 2011. It "will present an absolutely thrilling mixture of tutorials and talks, with special enphasis on parallel programming."

New and Updated Projects

  • Hs2lib (Phyx; v-0.5.5) A preprocesor and library which allow you to create dynamic libs from arbitrary annotated Haskell programs with one click. It also allows you to use the generated lib in C, C++, and C# just by including the generated header files.
  • Netwire (Ertugrul Soeylemez; 1.2.0) Lots of new features!
  • network-address (Sebastian Nowicki; 0.2.0) Provides data structures and textual representation of network addresses (IPv4, IPv6, subnets).
  • Webrexp (Vincent Berthoux; 1.1) A web scraping command line utility.
  • eddie (Mike Meyer; 0.5) Is a tool for applying haskell filters to text files via the unix command line.
  • cabal-ghci (Etienne Laurin; 0.1) Package to ease the development of projects using cabal.

Quotes of the Week

  • gosu: Type parameters are covariant. This is not sound, and that does not matter.
  • turtlesalltheway: if haskell is so great why cant it improve itself
  • mm_freak: bosses are generally quite strong, static and lazy
  • cmccann: newtype Natural = N { denature :: Integer }

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Until next time,
Daniel Santa Cruz

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