Daniel Santa Cruz | 6 Jun 04:15 2013
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Haskell Weekly News: Issue 269

Welcome to issue 269 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits
of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers the
week of May 26 to June 1, 2013.

Quotes of the Week

   * neutrino: i've been teaching people about functional programming
     etc (when I came in there was exactly 0 knowledge about this, after
     I joined that changed, but not sure in which direction)

Top Reddit Stories

   * Haskell Platform 2013.2.0.0 is out
     Domain: haskell.org, Score: 103, Comments: 19
     On Reddit: [1] http://goo.gl/Iabii
     Original: [2] http://goo.gl/DniAP

   * Elm & Prezi: I'm now working on Elm full-time!
     Domain: elm-lang.org, Score: 96, Comments: 18
     On Reddit: [3] http://goo.gl/03Aab
     Original: [4] http://goo.gl/4o1Xh

   * ANN: Idris 0.9.8 released
     Domain: idris-lang.org, Score: 54, Comments: 58
     On Reddit: [5] http://goo.gl/PGrXi
     Original: [6] http://goo.gl/birp8

   * Type-Safe Runtime Code Generation with (Typed) Template Haskell
     Domain: gmainland.blogspot.co.uk, Score: 54, Comments: 17
     On Reddit: [7] http://goo.gl/rMEFc
     Original: [8] http://goo.gl/MBOJn

   * Elm 0.8 released! Type annotations and aliases, better HTML/JS integration, and lots more
     Domain: elm-lang.org, Score: 50, Comments: 10
     On Reddit: [9] http://goo.gl/B9AIa
     Original: [10] http://goo.gl/tM3Qq

   * Why did the Haskeller need to replace his keyboard regularly?
     Domain: self.haskell, Score: 48, Comments: 9
     On Reddit: [11] http://goo.gl/FHiCn
     Original: [12] http://goo.gl/FHiCn

   * Towards a better Haskell package
     Domain: fvisser.nl, Score: 40, Comments: 26
     On Reddit: [13] http://goo.gl/XNFGM
     Original: [14] http://goo.gl/jbW4Q

   * What does the Haskell runtime look like?
     Domain: self.haskell, Score: 37, Comments: 17
     On Reddit: [15] http://goo.gl/n8bqD
     Original: [16] http://goo.gl/n8bqD

   * The AST Typing Problem
     Domain: blog.ezyang.com, Score: 33, Comments: 14
     On Reddit: [17] http://goo.gl/nYMNg
     Original: [18] http://goo.gl/FYpD2

   * [haskell.org Google Summer of Code 2013] Approved Projects
     Domain: haskell.org, Score: 28, Comments: 10
     On Reddit: [19] http://goo.gl/hnSnz
     Original: [20] http://goo.gl/IUE0U

Top StackOverflow Questions

   * What's the best way to exit a Haskell program?
     votes: 25, answers: 1
     Read on SO: [21] http://goo.gl/3AQdw

   * Haskell Conduit: One processing conduit, 2 IO sources of the same type
     votes: 23, answers: 0
     Read on SO: [22] http://goo.gl/12dwP

   * Why is length of “Níðhöggr” 9?
     votes: 22, answers: 2
     Read on SO: [23] http://goo.gl/emGGm

   * What is a solid example of something that can be done with list comprehensions that is tricky with high order functions?
     votes: 11, answers: 5
     Read on SO: [24] http://goo.gl/fJMcg

   * Fibonacci Seq. strange output forms (Haskell)
     votes: 10, answers: 2
     Read on SO: [25] http://goo.gl/9OQYW

   * Gnuplot in Haskell: don't enter gnuplot terminal
     votes: 10, answers: 0
     Read on SO: [26] http://goo.gl/Fwb66

   * Haskell: YesNo type class. Why Integer?
     votes: 10, answers: 3
     Read on SO: [27] http://goo.gl/jnLLH

   * Is it possible to use extended precision (80-bit) floating point arithmetic in GHC/Haskell?
     votes: 9, answers: 1
     Read on SO: [28] http://goo.gl/HUUoL

   * Having trouble understanding list comprehensions
     votes: 9, answers: 2
     Read on SO: [29] http://goo.gl/JkNL3

   * What is the rule of the order of multiple type variables in haskell?
     votes: 9, answers: 1
     Read on SO: [30] http://goo.gl/1whHM

Until next time,
+Daniel Santa Cruz

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