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Anton Ekblad
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The talks from this year's Haskell Symposium hit YouTube today, so I wrote a blog post about my contribution, the Aplite EDSL. There's also a direct link to the talk video, as well as the full paper.

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New Haste release! Mostly bug fixes, but they're pretty important bug fixes.

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Haste, the 19th most popular Haskell project on GitHub, reaches 1,000 stars. Let's celebrate with some random statistics!

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New Haste release today, just before I'm off to Paris for a (hopefully) relaxing weekend! This release mainly fixes a few bugs, but considering how annoying said bugs are (incorrect maths for Ratio being one) you should really upgrade anyway.

Also, here's a breakdown of the most anticipated features that are likely to land in Haste in the relatively near future.

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Tired of waiting an afternoon for Haste to install two dozen completely unnecessary dependencies? There's an app for that.

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Too many questions about Haste are currently best answered by "ask Anton". That's pretty inefficient, so I started a development blog. The first post is about this neat new tool for simplifying deployment of Haste.Apps.

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The Haste-powered ghetto info frame in action, showing pictures of magnetically confused rappers.

Building blocks: Raspberry Pi 2 model B for logic, Adafruit PiTFT+ 3.5" for display (also has touch capability, so poking the screen updates the software - incredibly handy when adding features to the thing), D-Link DWA121 WiFi dongle for connectivity, and an appropriately sized cardboard box for housing. Also a Rainbow Dash Pez dispenser and a Hannah Montana mouse pad for decoration.

The software is written in Haskell using Haste [1] and haste-deck [2]. Currently it doesn't do much except showing pictures and acting as an insanely expensive (and ugly) clock though.

Any suggestions for more interesting functionality this thing should have?

[1] http://haste-lang.org
[2] https://github.com/valderman/haste-deck #haskell #javascript #raspberrypi
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Books are too heavy, everyone should read PDFs instead, at least when it saves me the haul from the printer.
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Silly browser game written for an upcoming super secret educational Haste event.

Sprites courtesy of Sithjester @ http://untamed.wild-refuge.net/rpgxp.php.

Source: http://ekblad.cc/rincewindofthedead/rincewindofthedead.hs. #haskell #javascript

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Haste 0.5.3 is out! This release focuses on performance, adding many new optimizations, overhauling the runtime, and making most major optimizations configurable.

Expect your programs to run 1.5-3 times faster with 0.5.3 than with 0.5.2! #haskell #javascript
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