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Haskell

Clojure Gazette

Issue 1.22 - September 27, 2012

editorial

Haskell


Hello! Today, for your edification, is an entire issue devoted to Haskell.

Haskell is a very interesting language that has a lot in common with Clojure. The main differences are that Haskell is statically typed and statically compiled. It is over 20 years old and is starting to see a lot of use outside of academia. But its long incubation period has blessed Haskell with what is perhaps the most advanced compiler in the world.

Clojure is on a different course from Haskell, but it has a lot to learn from Haskell as well. In fact, it already has borrowed a lot of concepts from Haskell.

Enjoy!
Eric Normand <ericwnormand@gmail.com>

PS. I love to hear from you. Just hit reply!

the great escape
Escape From the Ivory Tower: The Haskell Journey, From 1990 to 2011 (video)

A nice history of Haskell by the creator himself. He is so exhuberant and eloquent.
do or do not, there is no try
Try Haskell

A Haskell prompt in the browser. Use it to try it out before you install.
for great good?
Learn You a Haskell for Great Good

A wacky introduction to Haskell. Not for the faint of heart.
mundo  real
Real World Haskell

A book born out of startup experience writing production Haskell code.
peek inside
AwesomePrelude (video)

A peek into discussions about Haskell and its type system.
double-click experience
The Haskell Platform

The easiest way to get up and running with Haskell. It comes with the Glasgow Haskell Compiler and many libraries.
parallel story
The Future is Parallel, and the Future of Parallel is Declarative (video)

Simon Peyton Jones again, explaining how Haskell is addressing the coming serialocalipse, where serial programs will no longer get faster over time.
Haskell snacks
Haskell Amuse-Bouche (video)

An introductory look at some of the fun things about Haskell.
academics
Haskell Research Papers

A huge, organized list of Haskell research papers. Haskell is very actively researched and a lot of the research winds up in the main compilers. Especially check out the "Top 10" and anything by Wadler.
super lambda
Faith, Evolution, and Programming Languages (video)

Philip Wadler reveals his secret: learn math! Seriously, this video is a good look at the relationship between math, logic, and programming.
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