Saturday, 7 August 2010

Microsoft Research may fund real-world adoption of Parallel Haskell

Duncan Coutts at Well Typed announced earlier this year that Microsoft Research had indicated that they might fund a 2-year project to push real-world use of Parallel Haskell.

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

Haskell Platform 2010.2 released with GHC 6.12.3

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.