The Detexify web application is an interesting project that allows users to scribble symbols using the mouse and see similar-looking LaTeX symbols. Detexify is written in Haskell.
Friday, 24 December 2010
Saturday, 7 August 2010
The status of this project is not known but this would be an exciting development, not least because Well Typed have a history of attacking Haskell's real barriers to adoption.
Monday, 2 August 2010
Sunday, 1 August 2010
A new version of the Haskell Platform was recently released. Excitingly, this is the first release to include a version of GHC that includes bug fixes to the garbage collector that makes the use of mutable arrays feasible including hash tables.
Saturday, 19 June 2010
Friday, 30 April 2010
Apparently, the number of Haskell programmers at Credit Suisse has fallen from almost 20 contributors a few years ago to zero full-time Haskell developers today.
According to ITJobsWatch, the number of Haskell jobs in the UK has fallen to its lowest level since 2008 and Haskell's share of the market by programming languages is now only 0.05%. Haskell's market share was most likely lost to F#.