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Haskell Discussion, Help, and all that
« on: August 02, 2011, 09:56:43 pm »
Well, I think my Haskell has come far along enough to consider myself just below the intermediate mark of using it, so I decided to make a topic for Haskell discussion and the like :) I don't know how many Haskell programmers we have here (perhaps more than Ruby programmers?) but it's worth a shot at making a topic answering who will come.

With that being said, I'll discuss what I've been snoopin around lately.  On the side of making my contest #3 entry, Ive been working on making a simple MMOARPG game (stands for "massive multiplayer online action role playing game", not something like "meet my obese assholic rocket propelled grandma" or the like), in which the server-side is currently being written in Haskell (the client side is likely to be C or Java, I would do Ruby, since it would be excellent for this if it weren't running at pythonic speeds :/) so, I'm putting my Haskell knowledge straight to use ;D has anyone else made applications in Haskell before?

And, for those who want to look into learning it, I suggest either reading "Real World Haskell" (you can buy the book or even read it online!) or checking learnyouahaskell.com.

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Re: Haskell Discussion, Help, and all that
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2011, 09:59:57 pm »
There's also A Gentle Introduction to Haskell Version 98 for those who are interested. :)
I like Haskell, but I can't say I've ever done anything serious in it :/
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Re: Haskell Discussion, Help, and all that
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2011, 10:04:33 pm »
I'm carefully starting to muck about in Haskell at the moment myself.  I'm still going through the first few chapters of "Learn you a Haskell."  I'm not really sure what I can do with it, though, besides perhaps doing something that needs a lot of threads or processes.
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Re: Haskell Discussion, Help, and all that
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2011, 10:12:40 pm »
i've been going slowly [read: turtle swimming in molasses slow] in learnyouahaskell because i don't really know what to program with it. i just use it to solve project euler problems and implement algorithms/data structures for the challenge. i'm at 9. Input and Output, if anyone's curious.


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Re: Haskell Discussion, Help, and all that
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2011, 10:47:31 pm »
I started to hear more and more about it lately. Note to Ashbad, make sure to keep the focus on ROL, TaN and other calc projects first, though. :P But yeah I am curious what can be done with it.