Welcome to (the "I'm not dead yet") issue 287 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers the very long span of time from November 10 to December 07, 2013.
Quotes of the Week
- chrisdone: monads are like a finger pointing away to the moon. *smack* don't look at the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory
- quchen: A group with an associative law is called a group.
- chrisdone: i swim in a sea of parens and it warms me like rays of the sun
- zomg: my client tells me weekly how I've saved his company. Then I goto haskell and I'm like "I have no idea what I'm doing lul"
- pigworker: The usual style is to write as if everything is inductive, and if it still works on infinite data, to pat ourselves on the back for using Haskell rather than ML.
Top Reddit Stories
- Honorary Doctorate for Simon Peyton Jones - On December 3 2013 Simon Peyton Jones was honoured by the University of Glasgow with the honorary degree of Doctor of Science.. From (dcs.gla.ac.uk), scored 166 with 18 comments.
- Hell: A Haskell shell. From (github.com), scored 114 with 53 comments.
- Löb and möb: strange loops in Haskell. From (github.com), scored 95 with 35 comments.
- Explanation of the new Haskell records extension. From (well-typed.com), scored 88 with 70 comments.
- FP Complete IDE now free for community use. Give it a try!. From (fpcomplete.com), scored 86 with 65 comments.
- The Haskell Cast #4 - Simon Marlow on Parallelism and Concurrency. From (haskellcast.com), scored 82 with 13 comments.
- 24 Days of Hackage: scotty. From (ocharles.org.uk), scored 74 with 16 comments.
- Idris 0.9.10 released. From (idris-lang.org), scored 73 with 21 comments.
- 24 Days of Hackage: threepenny-gui. From (ocharles.org.uk), scored 68 with 4 comments.
- 24 Days of Hackage: linear. From (ocharles.org.uk), scored 66 with 43 comments.
- 24 Days of Hackage: tasty. From (ocharles.org.uk), scored 65 with 4 comments.
- 24 Days of Hackage: 2013 in Review. From (ocharles.org.uk), scored 64 with 11 comments.
- Hacking Haskell in nightclubs (x-post from /r/programming). From (vice.com), scored 60 with 30 comments.
- 24 Days of Hackage: extensible-effects. From (ocharles.org.uk), scored 60 with 25 comments.
- From Object Oriented Programming to Functional Programming - Inheritance and the Expression Problem. From (github.com), scored 58 with 62 comments.
- I've been working on a small roguelike in Haskell. From (github.com), scored 56 with 26 comments.
- Chordify: Get the chords to any song, using Haskell !. From (chordify.net), scored 55 with 19 comments.
- Merging, Folding, Monoids, and Foldable. From (mtnviewmark.wordpress.com), scored 53 with 5 comments.
- 24 Days of Hackage: persistent & esqueleto. From (ocharles.org.uk), scored 49 with 14 comments.
- Haskell From Scratch - Series about making a non-trivial app from the ground up.. From (youtube.com), scored 46 with 2 comments.
Top StackOverflow Questions
- What does (f .) . g mean in Haskell? votes: 17, answers: 2
- LaTeX natural deduction proofs using Haskell votes: 13, answers: 0
- Lazily Tying the Knot for 1 Dimensional Dynamic Programming votes: 13, answers: 4
- What does Clojure borrow from Haskell? [on hold] votes: 12, answers: 0
- Meaning of `<-` in do block in Haskell votes: 10, answers: 4
- Why is function composition in Haskell right associative? votes: 10, answers: 1
- Is there a library or typeclass for getting the transformer version of a monad? votes: 9, answers: 1
- How to implement B+ tree in Haskell? votes: 9, answers: 2
- Delimiting the IO monad votes: 9, answers: 2
Until next time,
+Daniel Santa Cruz