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Super Colliding Nix Stores: Nix Flakes for Millions of Developers
10 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 25 May 2023
The Spinnaker Programming Language
3 projects | /r/ProgrammingLanguages | 29 Mar 2023
String is a linked list of UTF-32 codepoints, which is just as bad as it sounds. Haskell programmers usually use Text from the text package instead.
[ANN] GHCup-0.1.19.0 released
4 projects | /r/haskell | 13 Jan 2023
This is the first release that was executed via the new GitHub CI. Everything went smoothly, except for an unexpected packaging bug on windows due to text-2.0 linking against libstdc++ by default.
Limits of possible performance improvements of Haskell/GHC code?
3 projects | /r/haskell | 13 Nov 2022
In addition to what's mentioned, the "default" libraries people use are often not the best-performing ones. E.g. Data.Vector.Hashtables is often much faster than Data.HashMap.Strict (which again is typically faster than Data.Map). And we find performance papercuts in common libraries that may simply be due to not enough people optimising for speed.
What is the idiomatic way to test "hidden" module functions in a Cabal project
2 projects | /r/haskell | 14 Oct 2022
Used by nearly every Haskell project: https://hackage.haskell.org/package/text 60% of the modules are ".Internal".
Monthly Hask Anything (June 2022)
5 projects | /r/haskell | 3 Jun 2022
Haskell - Important Libraries
11 projects | /r/haskell | 24 Mar 2022
Switch internal representation to UTF8 by Bodigrim · Pull Request #365 · haskell/text
2 projects | /r/haskell | 22 Aug 2021
Here is a representative patch for text: https://github.com/haskell/text/pull/365/commits/37a2157245457a287d638bbceb472fe93b71f224 Hopefully it clarifies why achieving C performance is problematic even if you have enough primitive operations.2 projects | /r/haskell | 22 Aug 2021
Monthly Hask Anything (January 2021)
3 projects | /r/haskell | 31 Dec 2020
u/snoyberg laments here that a consequence of Text using unpinned memory is that the FFI can't operate directly on it. However, there do appear to be some places where foreign imported functions are called on the underlying unpinned ByteArray# (see how Text.copy calls this).
What are some alternatives?
attempt - Concrete data type for handling extensible exceptions as failures.
json-autotype - Automatic Haskell type inference from JSON input
algebraic-classes - Conversions between algebraic classes and F-algebras.
text-trie - An efficient finite map from Text to values, based on bytestring-trie.
leetify - Leetify some text!
text-binary - Binary instances for strict and lazy Text data types
CTRex - Open records for Haskell
text-short - Memory-efficient representation of Unicode text strings
gps2htmlReport - Generates a HTML page report detailing a GPS journey, with charts, statistics and an OpenStreetMap graphic.
data-foldapp - Haskell library for folding function applications. A framework for variadic functions.
text-conversions - Safe conversions between Haskell textual types