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
- 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.
Top Reddit Stories
- #haskell is welcoming and troll resistent (just found this by accident). From (gist.github.com), scored 172 with 19 comments.
- $7.5m DoD grant to develop Homotopy Type Theory. From (cmu.edu), scored 117 with 70 comments.
- Understanding the Stack. From (well-typed.com), scored 102 with 13 comments.
- Elm 0.12.3 - efficient 3D rendering with WebGL. From (elm-lang.org), scored 82 with 19 comments.
- An example of a Real World Haskell Application Architecture. From (self.haskell), scored 68 with 36 comments.
- ezyang: “try a <|> b” considered harmful. From (blog.ezyang.com), scored 67 with 29 comments.
- 9m URL Shortener (Written in Haskell). From (9m.no), scored 67 with 27 comments.
- Announce: JHC 0.8.1 IS OUT. From (notanumber.net), scored 66 with 14 comments.
- Haskell for Mac OS X, self-contained relocatable GHC builds. From (ghcformacosx.github.io), scored 64 with 35 comments.
- Binary serialisation: better, stronger, faster (PDF, Duncan Coutts, March 2014). From (code.haskell.org), scored 63 with 39 comments.
- CS240h lecture notes. From (scs.stanford.edu), scored 61 with 8 comments.
- Haskell-mode documentation. From (chrisdone.com), scored 58 with 28 comments.
- PSA: you can now visit status.haskell.org. From (status.haskell.org), scored 58 with 19 comments.
- Once more into the teach, dear friends. From (serpentine.com), scored 57 with 11 comments.
- What Features Would You Like to Find in a Haskell IDE?. From (self.haskell), scored 57 with 90 comments.
- Adventure with Types in Haskell - Simon Peyton Jones [1:33:36]. From (youtu.be), scored 57 with 10 comments.
- Ars Technica has Haskell as one of three potential heirs to Fortran's scientific computing throne. From (arstechnica.com), scored 56 with 78 comments.
Top StackOverflow Questions
- Why does Haskell's “do nothing” function, id, consume tons of memory? votes: 72, answers: 1
- Are Ana-/Catamorphisms just slower? votes: 29, answers: 2
- Code becomes slower as more boxed arrays are allocated votes: 22, answers: 2
- Which part of Real World Haskell is now obsolete or considered bad practise? votes: 22, answers: 1
Until next time,
+Daniel Santa Cruz