Daniel Santa Cruz | 21 Mar 04:19 2013
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Haskell Weekly News: Issue 263

Welcome to issue 263 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits
of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers the
week of March 10 to 16, 2013.

Quotes of the Week

   * shachaf: Did someone give edwardk a committee bit?

Top Reddit Stories

   * Restored: the Haskell mailing list archives: 1990-2000. The lost books of Haskell
     Domain: code.haskell.org, Score: 71, Comments: 9
     On Reddit: [1] http://goo.gl/wYs4E
     Original: [2] http://goo.gl/1Hw4G

   * Dependently Typed Functional Programming with Idris [video]
     Domain: vimeo.com, Score: 49, Comments: 20
     On Reddit: [3] http://goo.gl/RDII5
     Original: [4] http://goo.gl/AmmPJ

   * Snake game in Haskell
     Domain: self.haskell, Score: 48, Comments: 19
     On Reddit: [5] http://goo.gl/HssiG
     Original: [6] http://goo.gl/HssiG

   * A simple graphical notation for lambda calculus
     Domain: binarylambda.blogspot.com, Score: 46, Comments: 35
     On Reddit: [7] http://goo.gl/I3xqp
     Original: [8] http://goo.gl/sY6gl

   * Simon Peyton Jones on Adventures with types (Functional Programming eXchange 2013)
     Domain: skillsmatter.com, Score: 46, Comments: 27
     On Reddit: [9] http://goo.gl/wUvon
     Original: [10] http://goo.gl/XCWsE

   * Guide to GHC Extensions (just some simple ones for now, will expand over time) - School of Haskell
     Domain: fpcomplete.com, Score: 42, Comments: 25
     On Reddit: [11] http://goo.gl/XhFK5
     Original: [12] http://goo.gl/Wa0K3

   * layers-0.1: Modular type class machinery for monad transformer stacks.
     Domain: hackage.haskell.org, Score: 37, Comments: 30
     On Reddit: [13] http://goo.gl/nkimL
     Original: [14] http://goo.gl/HFBxI

   * Type Families and Pokemon: School of Haskell Pick of the Week
     Domain: fpcomplete.com, Score: 35, Comments: 3
     On Reddit: [15] http://goo.gl/mITH3
     Original: [16] http://goo.gl/oymkn

   * Gale: an IDE for creating games in Haskell
     Domain: youtube.com, Score: 31, Comments: 4
     On Reddit: [17] http://goo.gl/2k28x
     Original: [18] http://goo.gl/9SxFS

   * What is the best way to make a simple web service in Haskell?
     Domain: self.haskell, Score: 31, Comments: 34
     On Reddit: [19] http://goo.gl/sVAe7
     Original: [20] http://goo.gl/sVAe7

   * Wadler's Blog: Informatics 1: Functional Programming
     Domain: wadler.blogspot.ro, Score: 25, Comments: 3
     On Reddit: [21] http://goo.gl/70Ocg
     Original: [22] http://goo.gl/z4b38

   * Constructions on Typeclasses, Part 1: F-Algebras
     Domain: lukepalmer.wordpress.com, Score: 24, Comments: 0
     On Reddit: [23] http://goo.gl/qGsVj
     Original: [24] http://goo.gl/s947R

   * cabal-dev updated on hackage
     Domain: haskell.org, Score: 24, Comments: 37
     On Reddit: [25] http://goo.gl/LUOQZ
     Original: [26] http://goo.gl/nMut4

   * monoid-subclasses: ListLike-like, only built on sound theoretical foundations
     Domain: hackage.haskell.org, Score: 22, Comments: 24
     On Reddit: [27] http://goo.gl/gA46h
     Original: [28] http://goo.gl/4QOKw

   * Introduction to Concurrent Haskell - Simon Marlow [FP Days Cambridge 2012]
     Domain: infoq.com, Score: 22, Comments: 1
     On Reddit: [29] http://goo.gl/CS0xV
     Original: [30] http://goo.gl/TrVo9

Top StackOverflow Questions

   * Proposal for local data declarations / instances
     votes: 15, answers: 1
     Read on SO: [31] http://goo.gl/VCd4K

   * What is the equivalent Haskell type for C99 bool when using FFI?
     votes: 14, answers: 2
     Read on SO: [32] http://goo.gl/mm3hC

   * Disadvantages of using INLINABLE pragma
     votes: 13, answers: 1
     Read on SO: [33] http://goo.gl/zxnBu

   * How to compare two lists in Haskell?
     votes: 11, answers: 4
     Read on SO: [34] http://goo.gl/kTXqL

   * Haskell space usage compile time restrictions
     votes: 11, answers: 2
     Read on SO: [35] http://goo.gl/vy7wO

   * haskell - Average floating point error using QuickCheck
     votes: 10, answers: 1
     Read on SO: [36] http://goo.gl/MNsnL

   * Trying to understand function application operator in Haskell
     votes: 9, answers: 1
     Read on SO: [37] http://goo.gl/ymFv4

   * Haskell equivalent to Scala's groupBy
     votes: 9, answers: 4
     Read on SO: [38] http://goo.gl/0uceW

   * (Num a) vs Integer type inference
     votes: 9, answers: 3
     Read on SO: [39] http://goo.gl/N3CWn

Until next time,
+Daniel Santa Cruz

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