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
Top Reddit Stories
- The new haskell.org design. From (new-www.haskell.org), scored 130 with 95 comments.
- GHC-7.8.3 is out!. From (haskell.org), scored 115 with 40 comments.
- Announcing rest - A Haskell REST framework. From (engineering.silk.co), scored 97 with 41 comments.
- GHC plans for 7.10.1. From (ghc.haskell.org), scored 77 with 54 comments.
- unagi-chan: Fast and scalable concurrent queues for x86, with a Chan-like API. From (hackage.haskell.org), scored 61 with 17 comments.
- Come practice Haskell *and* make a difference in the world by helping us build a new Free/Libre/Open patronage economy. From (snowdrift.coop), scored 59 with 19 comments.
- What's wrong with String. From (haskell.org), scored 55 with 123 comments.
- Why is package management so awful?. From (self.haskell), scored 55 with 100 comments.
- Reﬂection without Remorse: Revealing a hidden sequence to speed up monadic reﬂection [pdf]. From (homepages.cwi.nl), scored 49 with 36 comments.
- Mutable Algorithms in Immutable Languages, Part 1. From (tel.github.io), scored 49 with 27 comments.
- Where is Haskell going in industry?. From (self.haskell), scored 47 with 114 comments.
- Why Dependently Typed Programming Will (One Day) Rock Your World. From (ejenk.com), scored 45 with 154 comments.
- Using Phantom Types for Extra Safety. From (blog.jakubarnold.cz), scored 41 with 19 comments.
- Designing Dependently Typed Languages - OPLSS '14. From (self.haskell), scored 37 with 11 comments.
- Hackage update, part 3. From (lambda.xyz), scored 37 with 13 comments.
- Announce: The most complete prelude formed from only the "base" package. From (hackage.haskell.org), scored 37 with 55 comments.
- New generic programming library (with paper accepted in WGP 2014). From (andres-loeh.de), scored 34 with 11 comments.
- Ideal programming language for a new modern OS built from scratch?. From (self.haskell), scored 32 with 63 comments.
- Neil Mitchell's Haskell Blog: Optimisation with Continuations. From (neilmitchell.blogspot.com.es), scored 30 with 15 comments.
- can we do better than cabal sandbox?. From (self.haskell), scored 30 with 38 comments.
Top StackOverflow Questions
- Is there a monad that doesn't have a corresponding monad transformer (except IO)? votes: 37, answers: 1
- Arrows are exactly equivalent to applicative functors? votes: 21, answers: 3
- Why does GHC typecheck before desugaring? votes: 19, answers: 1
- List of Functors votes: 15, answers: 3
- Or-patterns in Haskell votes: 13, answers: 2
- What does this list permutations implementation in Haskell exactly do? votes: 12, answers: 2
- Should Latitude, Longitude and Elevation have their own type in Haskell? votes: 12, answers: 2
- Haskell List Comprehension Speed Inconsistencies votes: 12, answers: 1
- What are some examples of type-level programming? [closed] votes: 11, answers: 3
- QuickCheck Gen is not a monad votes: 11, answers: 1
Until next time,
+Daniel Santa Cruz