October 5, 2011

Haskell Weekly News: Issue 202

Welcome to issue 202 of the HWN, a newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. This release covers the week of September 25 to October 1, 2011.

New and Updated Projects

  • ParserFunction (Enzo Fabrizio; 0.0.5) Provides utilities for parsing and evaluating mathematical expressions.
  • flexiwrap (Iain Alexander; 0.1.0) Also updates to related packages: data-type, function-combine, and flexiwrap-smallcheck.
  • crypto-api-tests (Thomas DuBuisson) These tests have been split out into their own package. Tests now use the test-framework package.
  • hledger (Simon Michael; 0.16) Stability/bugfix/polish release.
  • GA (Kenneth Hoste; 1.0) Major version bump to this genetic algorithms package.

Quotes of the Week

  • glguy: lazy evaluation is best 50% of time because there are 2 cases, the cases where it is the best and the cases where it is not the best
  • Cale: Computing lengths is admitting defeat
  • syntaxfree: Many people think the core ideas behind Haskell [snip] In the Deep Complex Universe some Gnomes were having Tangling problems. Wadler & friends solved their problems and as a reward the Tangled Gnomes gave them the Secret of Haskell
  • monochrom: How do I extract the IO out of IO String?

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Until next time,
Daniel Santa Cruz

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